HISTORY OF IMPERIAL CHINA
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History of Imperial China 2

China between Empires

The Northern and Southern Dynasties

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$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674060357

Publication Date: 04/30/2011

Short

352 pages

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

25 halftones, 16 maps

Belknap Press

History of Imperial China

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This series on China, brilliantly overseen by Timothy Brook, is a credit to Harvard University Press. Above all, it encourages us to think of China in different ways.—Jonathan Mirsky, Literary Review

The book is wide-ranging in scope and interspersed with interesting ideas.—V. C. Xiong, Choice

An original, useful, and very timely book, China between Empires is arguably the first single-volume comprehensive treatment for general readers of Chinese history between AD 220 and 589. Lewis writes clearly and with conviction and marshals an impressive array of evidence—historical, religious, technological, literary, and archaeological. It is a remarkable achievement, especially considering the extreme complexity of the period.—Lothar von Falkenhausen, University of California, Los Angeles

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