ISBN-10:
0520259076
ISBN-13:
9780520259072
Pub. Date:
08/05/2009
Publisher:
University of California Press
China / Edition 1

China / Edition 1

by Alexandra Wetzel

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ISBN-13: 9780520259072
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 08/05/2009
Series: Dictionaries of Civilization Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Alexandra Wetzel is a consultant for the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation and for the Center for Asian Arts and the author of several essays about Chinese art.

Table of Contents

Introduction

People
Power and public life
Religion and philosophy
Daily life
The world of the dead
Capitals
Buddhist rock caves
References
Map of China
Chronology
Museums

Bibliography
General index

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"A fascinating journey through China's historical and cultural past, a journey that is both entertaining and instructive."—Chinese Cross Currents

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