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An Outline History of China BHT114


This book provides a brief introduction to the expansive historical development of China. It begins in ancient times and follows a course to the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The book first gives an outline of contemporary Chinese geography, population, ethnicity and history. It then describes ancient human activities, and the social and historical meanings of ancient mythologies and legends, and gives a concise account of the rise and fall of the Xia, Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, Wei, Jin, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. From there, the book provides to politics, economics, military affairs, culture, laws, inventions, cultural relics, etiquette and customs, relationships between classes and ethnic groups in China, foreign relations, plus an enlightening description of the country's modern social reforms. This book is aimed at foreign university students and readers at or above college level.

Paperback (8"x5") or Hardcover (9.25"x6.25"), English, 803 pages
Item: An Outline History of China
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