CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CHINA EBREY PDF

Juran Sep 01, Stezsen rated chinq liked it. Very good introduction to Chinese history for all including the Chinese! Jan 13, Mike Bull rated it really liked it. That reason alone is a good one for reading this book. Finally, the author pays special attention to possible Western biases or misconceptions and handles them Incredibly beautiful.

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Juran Sep 01, Stezsen rated chinq liked it. Very good introduction to Chinese history for all including the Chinese! Jan 13, Mike Bull rated it really liked it. That reason alone is a good one for reading this book. Finally, the author pays special attention to possible Western biases or misconceptions and handles them Incredibly beautiful.

When you someone asks you how it was, you answer: So a good book, pleasant to read and quite informative even if a bit too cautious and textbook like at times.

A bit heavy now and then but very informative. User Review — Flag as inappropriate ssokouy88 gmail. Ebery that and yet unsurprisinglyUnited States education and media treat China as some sort of sideline place that hardly existed before colonialism, communism, and capitalism. I heartily recommend to those interested. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China.

She is now a professor at the University of Washington. A solid overview of Chinese history. Great overview of Chinese history from very ancient roots around BC to modernity. Trivia About The Cambridge Ill It reads like a standard textbook and one that actively tries to avoid conflict and perhaps that was what I did not like, the lack of provocation.

Finally it is important to notice the time this was published the events of tiananmen were fresh in mind and the economic powerhouse that is China was not as recognized or feared as it is today yet illustratsd already it was clear that China would not fade away as the USSR cxmbridge after the cold war.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Ther I did a lot of researching before deciding which general history of China to read.

The book might sound daunting but at around pages it quite succinctly covers the different eras and is full of fantastic pictures of items and places from antiquity up to the present day. The images themselves are not only beautifully rendered but also masterfully picked so that they enhance the text, rather than detract from cambridg. It really is a great text book, would definitely recommend. This book was one of two prescribed for my undergraduate Chinese history course and it served its purpose well.

All-in-all I believe it is a great introduction textbook, especially to college students. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China Her scope is phenomenal—embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of and in Tiananmen Square.

The pictures illystrated the book really help. The Early Twentieth Century. Would be a great choice for the general reader wanting a one volume history of China. Most Related.

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The Cambridge illustrated history of China

Shelves: non-fiction In short: this is the perfect basis to built upon further knowledge about China. A coherent book, well balanced chapters and sub chapters and an interesting mix of topics. So why did I only give it three stars? Imagine it like this: you go eat at a restaurant and order a steak medium cooked with a beer and some salad and fries to go with it. When you someone In short: this is the perfect basis to built upon further knowledge about China. When you someone asks you how it was, you answer: good and nothing more. There was nothing wrong but nothing really got you excited either, so what is there to talk about or to remember?

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