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T'ang China: The Rise of the East in World History / Edition 1
     

T'ang China: The Rise of the East in World History / Edition 1

by S. Adshead, Samuel A. Adshead
 

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ISBN-10: 1403934576

ISBN-13: 9781403934574

Pub. Date: 08/03/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics.

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this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403934574
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Polemic: Before the Rise of the East André Gunder Frank's Concept of the World Order A Critique of André Gunder Frank's Concept of the World Order The Preponderance of the West Politics: The Genius of T'ang The Sui-T'ang Refoundation The Silver T'ang Restoration The Sung Counter-Revolution Contrast with the West Economy: China takes Centre Stage The Milieu of Chinese Economic Growth 500-1000 The Motors of Chinese Economic Growth 500-1000 The Management of Chinese Economic Growth 500-1000 Cross-Economic Comparison 500-1000 Society: A Multiple China The Interface Between the Economy and Society The Matrix of Social Activity: Family and Friends An Anthropology of Chinese Marriage Non-Kinship Institutions: A Multiple Associationism Cross-Social Comparisons 500-1000 Intellect: China's Complex Pluralism China's Intellectual Complexity China's Intellectual Pluralism Eurasian Intellectual Comparisons 500-1000 Return to the West: Reflux and Prognosis Politics 500-1000 Economy 1000-1500 Society 1000-1500 Intellect 1000-1500 Prognosis

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