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China : a history /

by Keay, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Basic Books, 2009Description: xix, 578 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780465025183 (pbk.); 0465025188 (pbk.); 9780465015801 (hbk.) ; 0465015808 (hbk.) .Subject(s): China -- History
Contents:
Rites to writing, pre c.1050 BC -- Sages and heroes, c.1050-c. 250 BC -- The first empire, c. 250-210 BC -- Han ascendant, 210-141 BC -- Within and beyond, 141 BC-AD 1 -- Wang Mang and the Han reprise, AD 1-189 -- Four hundred years of vicissitude, 189-550 -- Sui, Tang and the second empire, 550-650 -- High Tang, 650-755 -- Reconfiguring the empire, 755-1005 -- Caving in, 1005-1235 -- By land and sea, 1235-1405 -- The rites of Ming, 1405-1620 -- The Manchu conquest, 1620-1760 -- Death throes of empire, 1760-1880 -- Republicans and nationalists, 1880-1950.
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Paperback edition published in 2011.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-560) and index.

Rites to writing, pre c.1050 BC -- Sages and heroes, c.1050-c. 250 BC -- The first empire, c. 250-210 BC -- Han ascendant, 210-141 BC -- Within and beyond, 141 BC-AD 1 -- Wang Mang and the Han reprise, AD 1-189 -- Four hundred years of vicissitude, 189-550 -- Sui, Tang and the second empire, 550-650 -- High Tang, 650-755 -- Reconfiguring the empire, 755-1005 -- Caving in, 1005-1235 -- By land and sea, 1235-1405 -- The rites of Ming, 1405-1620 -- The Manchu conquest, 1620-1760 -- Death throes of empire, 1760-1880 -- Republicans and nationalists, 1880-1950.

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