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China: A Cultural, Social, and Political History / Edition 1
     

China: A Cultural, Social, and Political History / Edition 1

by Patricia Buckley Buckley Ebrey
 

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ISBN-10: 0618133879

ISBN-13: 9780618133871

Pub. Date: 10/18/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the scholarship on the region and offers a range of cultural, political, economic and intellectual history. It also focuses on gender and material culture. It features color inserts that illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia.

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Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the scholarship on the region and offers a range of cultural, political, economic and intellectual history. It also focuses on gender and material culture. It features color inserts that illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618133871
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/18/2005
Series:
World History Ser.: Specialized Courses
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Bronze Age: Shang and Western Zhou (ca. 1500-771 B.C.E.). 1: The Geography of the Chinese Subcontinent. 2: The Shang Dynasty (ca. 1500-1045 B.C.E.). 3: Developments Outside the Shang Core. 4: The Western Zhou Dynasty (1045-771 B.C.E.). Part 2: Philosophers and Warring States During the Eastern Zhou (770-256 B.C.E.). 5: The Multistate System of the Eastern Zhou. 6: Warfare and Its Consequences. 7: The Hundred Schools of Thought. 8: Warring States Literature and Art: The Case of Chu. Part 3: The Founding of the Bureaucratic Empire: Qin and Han (256 B.C.E.-200 B.C.E.). 9: The Qin Unification (256-206 B.C.E.). 10: The Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.). 11: Intellectual, Literary, and Religious Currents. 12: Chinese Society in Han Times. 13: Central Asia and the Silk Road. 14: Borderlands. 15: Maintaining the Empire. Part 4: Political Division (200-580). 16: The Three Kingdoms (220-265) and the Western Jin Dynasty (265-316). 17: Non-Chinese Dominance in the North. 18: The Southern Dynasties and Aristocratic Culture. 19: The Buddhist Conquest of China. 20: Daoist Religion. Part 5: The Cosmopolitan Empires of Sui and Tang (581-960). 21: The Northwest Military Aristocracy and the Sui Reunification of China. 22: The Founding of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). 23: The Tang at Its Height. 24: The Rebellion of An Lushan and Its Aftermath. 25: The Achievements of Tang Men of Letters. 26: The Dunhuang Documents. 27: The Tang Dynasty's Final Decades and the Five Dynasties. Part 6: China Among Equals: Song, Liao, Xia, and Jin (907-1276). 28: The Founding of the Song Dynasty. 29: Song's Rivals: Liao and Xia. 30: A New Era. 31: The Fall of the Northern Song and the Jin Dynasty. 32: Hangzhou and the Southern Song. 33: Song Culture and Society. Part 7: Mongol Rule: Yuan (1215-1368). 34: The Mongol Conquest of the Jin and Xia Dynasties. 35: The Mongol Conquest of the Southern Song. 36: Life in China Under the Mongols. Part 8: The Ming Dynasty (1368-1600). 37: The Founding of the Ming Dynasty. 38: Diplomacy and Defense. 39: Social and Cultural Trends. Part 9: Manchus and the Qing (1600-1800). 40: The Ming Dynasty Lapses into Disorder. 41: The Manchus. 42: Ming Loyalism. 43: The Qing at Its Height. 44: Contacts with Europe. 45: Social and Cultural Cross Currents. Part 10: Disorder and Decline (1800-1900). 46: Economic and Fiscal Problems. 47: Midcentury Crises. 48: Self-Strengthening. 49: Foreigners in China. 50: The Failures of Reform. 51: The Boxer Rebellion. 52: The Decline of the Qing Empire in Comparative Perspective. Part 11: Remaking China (1900-1927). 53: The End of Monarchy. 54: The Presidency of Yuan Shikai and the Emergence of the Warlords. 55: Toward a More Modern China. 56: Reunification by the Nationalists. Part 12: War and Revolution (1927-1949). 57: The Chinese Communist Party. 58: The Nationalist Government in Nanjing. 59: The Japanese Invasion and the Retreat to Chongqing. 60: The Chinese Communist Party During the War. 61: The Civil War and the Communist Victory. Part 13: The People's Republic Under Mao (1949-1976). 62: The Party in Power. 63: Departing from the Soviet Model. 64: The Cultural Revolution. 65: The Death of Mao. Part 14: New Directions (1976 to the Present). 66: The Communist Party After Mao. 67: Restructuring the Economy. 68: Social and Cultural Changes. 69: Critical Voices. 70: Taiwan. 71: China in the World.

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