China Its History and Culture

ISBN-10: 0071412794

ISBN-13: 9780071412797

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

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Description: This fourth edition incorporates the crucial social and economic changes that have taken place in China over the last decade, including a detailed account of China's integration into world finacial markets.

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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

W. Scott Morton (New York, NY) is a full professor emeritus inChinese and Japanese history and culture and in ancient historyat Seton Hall University, in New Jersey.Charlton N. Lewis (Brooklyn, NY) is a professor emeritus of Chinesehistory at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

List of Illustrations
Foreword by Professor Wing-tsit Chan
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgments
A Note on Spelling and Pronunciation
Introduction
The Land and the People of China
Origins and Early History
The Formative Period
Zhou Dynasty: 1027–221 b.c
Religion and Philosophy
Unification and Expansion
Qin Dynasty: 221–206 b.c. Han Dynasty: 206 b.c.–a.d. 221
Outsiders, Generals, and Eccentrics
The Six Dynasties Period: a.d. 222–589
The Flowering of Chinese Civilization
Sui Dynasty: 589–618 Tang Dynasty: 618–907
The Chinese Enter on Their Modern Times
Five Dynasties: 907–960, North China Ten Kingdoms: 907–970, South China Song Dynasty: 960–1126 Jin Dynasty (Jurchen): 1126–1234, North China Southern Song Dynasty: 1127–1279, South China
The Mongol Interruption
Yuan Dynasty: 1280–1368
The Restoration and Consolidation of Chinese Rule
Ming Dynasty: 1368–1644
The Manzhou: Summit and Decline of the Empire
Qing Dynasty: 1644–1911
The Impact of the West in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
The Republican Revolution 1900–1949
The Communist Revolution 1949–1965
The Cultural Revolution and Its Aftermath 1966–1978
Deng Xiaoping and the Reform Era 1978–1992
The Party, Greater China, and the Wider World 1993–2003
A Changing Society
Chronology
Selected Bibliography
Index
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