ISBN 9781577181132,A History Of China

A History Of China


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781577181132

ISBN-10 1577181131


Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)


Capturing China's past in all its complexity, this multifaceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world, while incorporating the narratives of Chinese as well as nonChinese ethnic groups and discussing people traditionally left out of the storypeasants, women, merchants, and artisans. Offers a complete political, economic, social, and cultural history of China, covering the major events and trends Written in a clear and uncomplicated style by a distinguished historian with over four decades of experience teaching undergraduates Examines Chinese history through the lens of global history to better understand how foreign influences affected domestic policies and practices Depicts the role of nonChinese ethnic groups in China, such as Tibetans and Uyghurs, and analyzes the Mongol and Manchu rulers and their impact on Chinese society Incorporates the narratives of people traditionally left out of Chinese history, including women, peasants, merchants, and artisans

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