Ancient China: A History / Edition 1

Ancient China: A History / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0765616009
ISBN-13:
9780765616005
Pub. Date:
09/16/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
ISBN-10:
0765616009
ISBN-13:
9780765616005
Pub. Date:
09/16/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Ancient China: A History / Edition 1

Ancient China: A History / Edition 1

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Overview

Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region (the geographical area that eventually became known as China), from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765616005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/16/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

John S. Major taught East Asian History at Dartmouth College, US, from 1971 to 1984. Thereafter he has been an independent scholar based in New York City, US.

Constance A. Cook is Professor of Modern Languages and Literature at Lehigh University, US.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Ancient China

2. Geography, Climate, and the Physical Setting of Chinese History

3. The Neolithic Era and the Jade Age

4. The Early Bronze Age

5. The Shang Dynasty

6. The Western Zhou Period

7. The Spring and Autumn Period

8. The Warring States Period

9. The Rise and Fall of the Qin Dynasty

10. The Han Dynasty through the Reign of Emperor Wu

11. The Later Western Han and the Wang Mang Interregnum

12. The Han Restoration, the Eastern Han Dynasty, and the Three Kingdoms

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