Eminently accessible, yet rigorous, this engaging introduction to the political, social, and cultural development of Chinese civilization tells the story of China--from its beginnings to the present day--in a way that goes beyond simple, misleading accounts of a glorious civilization falling victim to Western and Japanese imperialism or of a supposedly isolated country only recently and reluctantly opening to the outside world. Woven into the narrative are the striking stories of heroes and villains, of women and men, of ...

China: A History 2009, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780872209152

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China: A History 2009, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

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