HISTORY OF IMPERIAL CHINA
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History of Imperial China 1

The Early Chinese Empires

Qin and Han

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674057340

Publication Date: 10/30/2010

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones, 16 maps

Belknap Press

History of Imperial China

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Geography of Empire
  • 2. A State Organized for War
  • 3. The Paradoxes of Empire
  • 4. The Imperial Capital
  • 5. Rural Society
  • 6. The Outer World
  • 7. Kinship and Gender
  • 8. Religion and Cults
  • 9. Literature
  • 10. Law
  • Conclusion
  • Dates and Usage
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Stanislas Julien Prize, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
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