The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Editor: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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More populated than any other country on the planet, China occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture.In this sumptuously illustrated single volume of history, now in its second edition, noted historian Patricia Buckley Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistory to todayIt follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties for the Mongols, the Manchus, and the West of the intrusions and modern conception of the communist stateIts field of application is phenomenal overall Chinese arts, culture, economy, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration and politics, including the major revolts of 1919 and 1989 on Tiananmen SquareBoth a comprehensive introduction to an extraordinary civilization and a specialist in exploring the continuity and disjunctures of Chinese history, Professor Ebrey’s book has become an indispensable guide to China, past and present.This second edition includes a new chapter on China, the recent opening to the world and a complete revision of the guide for reading
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