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An edition of China (2009)


a history

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This edition published in by Hackett Pub. Co. in Indianapolis.

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China: a history
2009, Hackett Pub. Co.
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China First published in 2009

Table of Contents

Part I. Creation of the Middle Kingdom
From myth to history: the beginnings of the Chinese Middle Kingdom in the Xia, Shang, and Western Zhou dynasties
The age of fighting and philosophy: the Eastern Zhou dynasty
From feudal states to bureaucratic empire: Qin and Western Han dynasties
The decline and fall of eastern civilizations: the Xin and Eastern Han dynasties
Part II. The Middle Kingdom transformed
The age of Buddhists and warriors: the Three Kingdoms, Western Jin, and the period of north-south division
A multi-ethnic empire: the Sui and Tang dynasties
Competing suns in heaven: the Song and its neighbors
China in the Mongol empire: the Yuan dynasty
Part III. A new Confucian empire
A model government for the ages: the early to mid-Ming dynasty
Wealth and instability: the mid and late Ming dynasty
A Manchu empire: the Qing dynasty to 1799
The Qing dynasty's nineteenth century crises
Part IV. The road to wealth and power
Struggling to build a nation: the 1911 revolution and the early Republic, 1912-1926
Years of turmoil: China under Jiang Jieshi's Guomindang government
The People's Republic of China: the Mao era
The march toward wealth and power.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
DS735 .T33 2009

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p. cm.

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9780872209152, 9780872209169
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