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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


352 pages

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

25 halftones, 16 maps

Belknap Press

History of Imperial China


  • Introduction
  • 1. The Geography of North and South China
  • 2. The Rise of the Great Families
  • 3. Military Dynasticism
  • 4. Urban Transformations
  • 5. Rural Life
  • 6. China and the Outer World
  • 7. Redefining Kinship
  • 8. Daosim and Buddhism
  • 9. Writing
  • Conclusion
  • Dates and Dynasties
  • Pronunciation Guide
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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