The Cambridge Illustrated History of China

The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 1999-05-13
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 352
ISBN: 052166991X
Language: en
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More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state. Her scope is phenomenal--embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of 1919 and 1989 in Tiananmen Square. Both a comprehensive introduction to an extraordinary civilization, and an expert exploration of the continuities and disjunctures of Chinese history, Professor Ebrey's book has become an indispensable guide to China past and present. Patricia Ebrey is Professor of East Asian Studies and History and the author of Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook (1993).

The Cambridge Illustrated History of China

The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 352
ISBN: OCLC:1025639332
Language: en
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of China

The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 2001
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 352
ISBN: OCLC:837534967
Language: en
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire

The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire
Author: P. J. Marshall
Release: 2001-08-02
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0521002540
Language: en
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A superbly illustrated and richly informative history of the British empire.

Chinese Civilization

Chinese Civilization
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 2009-11-24
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 524
ISBN: 1439188394
Language: en
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Chinese Civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses. With newly expanded material, personal documents, social records, laws, and documents that historians mistakenly ignore, the sixth edition is even more useful than its classic predecessor. A complete and thorough introduction to Chinese history and culture.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare
Author: Geoffrey Parker
Release: 2008-09-29
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 440
ISBN: 0521738067
Language: en
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Now available in a revised and updated version, this book examines Western warfare from antiquity to the present day.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World

The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World
Author: Francis Robinson
Release: 1996
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 328
ISBN: 0521669936
Language: en
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This book presents a rounded picture of Islam, from current issues of fundamentalism, to its culture and art.

The Cambridge History of China

The Cambridge History of China
Author: John King Fairbank
Release: 1978
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0521214475
Language: en
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International scholars and sinologists discuss culture, economic growth, social change, political processes, and foreign influences in China since the earliest pre-dynastic period.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art
Author: Paul Bahn,Paul G. Bahn
Release: 1998
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 302
ISBN: 0521454735
Language: en
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Surveys prehistoric art throughout the world, including body art, art on rocks and walls, and objects; changes in scholarship; and what the art can reveal about early sexual, social, economic, and religious life

The Cambridge History of Ancient China

The Cambridge History of Ancient China
Author: Michael Loewe,Edward L. Shaughnessy
Release: 1999-03-13
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 1148
ISBN: 0521470307
Language: en
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The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the institutional and cultural history of pre-imperial China.

The Cambridge History of China Volume 1 The Ch in and Han Empires 221 BC AD 220

The Cambridge History of China  Volume 1  The Ch in and Han Empires  221 BC AD 220
Author: Michael Loewe,John King Fairbank
Release: 1986-12-26
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 1024
ISBN: 0521243270
Language: en
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International scholars and sinologists discuss culture, economic growth, social change, political processes, and foreign influences in China since the earliest pre-dynastic period

China s Golden Age

China s Golden Age
Author: Charles D. Benn,Charles Benn
Release: 2004
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 317
ISBN: 0195176650
Language: en
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In this fascinating and detailed profile, Benn paints a vivid picture of life in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), traditionally regarded as the golden age of China. 40 line illustrations.

The Mortuary Art and Architecture of Early Imperial China

The Mortuary Art and Architecture of Early Imperial China
Author: Robert L. Thorp
Release: 1990
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 644
ISBN: UOM:39015018866965
Language: en
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The Inner Quarters

The Inner Quarters
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 1993-12
Editor: Univ of California Press
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9780520081581
Language: en
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"Opening up questions about women's lives, about gender, about why we read history at all and how we write it, Patricia Buckley Ebrey has made The Inner Quarters a place we need to enter."—from the Foreword

The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China

The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China
Author: Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Release: 2016-06-16
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780191506710
Language: en
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This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China during a period of dramatic shifts and surprising transformations, from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day. The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China promises to be essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this rising superpower on the verge of what promises to be the 'Chinese century', introducing readers to important but often overlooked events in China's past, such as the bloody Taiping Civil War (1850-1864), which had a death toll far higher than the roughly contemporaneous American Civil War. It also helps readers see more familiar landmarks in Chinese history in new ways, such as the Opium War (1839-1842), the Boxer Uprising of 1900, the rise to power of the Chinese Communist Party in 1949, and the Tiananmen protests and Beijing Massacre of 1989. This is one of the first major efforts — and in many ways the most ambitious to date — to come to terms with the broad sweep of modern Chinese history, taking readers from the origins of modern China right up through the dramatic events of the last few years (the Beijing Games, the financial crisis, and China's rise to global economic pre-eminence) which have so fundamentally altered Western views of China and China's place in the world.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of France

The Cambridge Illustrated History of France
Author: Colin Jones
Release: 1994
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0521669928
Language: en
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Explores the diversity of the French heritage and offers insight into the formation of the modern nation, in a history of France that includes features on places, people, and events

Outlines and Highlights for Cambridge Illustrated History of China by Patricia Buckley Ebrey Isbn

Outlines and Highlights for Cambridge Illustrated History of China by Patricia Buckley Ebrey  Isbn
Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Release: 2009-09
Editor: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
Pages: 90
ISBN: 1428896023
Language: en
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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780521669917

Chinese Civilization

Chinese Civilization
Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Release: 1993
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 524
ISBN: 0029087651
Language: en
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Provides information on the social and cultural history of China through a collection of documents, including popular stories, descriptions of local customs, contracts, and essays that reveal how ordinary people thought, and includes translations of philosophical and religious texts, and historical accounts of great events.

The Cambridge History of Medicine

The Cambridge History of Medicine
Author: Roy Porter
Release: 2006-06-05
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9780521864268
Language: en
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The Cambridge History of Medicine surveys the rise of medicine in the West from classical times to the present. Covering both the social and scientific history of medicine, this 2006 volume traces the chronology of key developments and events, engaging with the issues, discoveries, and controversies that have characterized medical progress.

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture
Author: Kam Louie
Release: 2008-06-05
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 424
ISBN: 9781107495258
Language: en
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At the start of the twenty-first century, China is poised to become a major global power. Understanding its culture is more important than ever before for western audiences, but for many, China remains a mysterious and exotic country. This Companion explains key aspects of modern Chinese culture without assuming prior knowledge of China or the Chinese language. The volume acknowledges the interconnected nature of the different cultural forms, from 'high culture' such as literature, religion and philosophy to more popular issues such as sport, cinema, performance and the internet. Each chapter is written by a world expert in the field. Invaluable for students of Chinese studies, this book includes a glossary of key terms, a chronology and a guide to further reading. For the interested reader or traveler, it reveals a dynamic, diverse and fascinating culture, many aspects of which are now elucidated in English for the first time.