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The Cambridge Illustrated History of China has ratings and 33 reviews. Jim said: I’ve been a sinophile for years now and it was high time I read up o. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. 2, Fall Patricia Buckley Ebrey. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China. Cam bridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press,

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Jul 24, Bertrand rated it liked it Shelves: This is the general reference book to get that is as enjoyable to read as it is informative as well illhstrated academically rigorous in its methodology.

Jun 14, Greg Strandberg rated it really liked it Shelves: The writing was engaging and pleasant to read. Dec 20, Cole Jack rated it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. Patricia Buckley’s book is completely accessible to the interested American reader.

Oct 09, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: However, the rise of China as a global power in the 21st cambidge puts an impetus on the well-informed to learn more about this nations history and culture. So why did I only give it three stars?

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The author was clearly convinced that her background as a western modern trained historian living in the current age has had an enourmous role in shaping her analysis. Paperbackpages. Ebrey’s book gives an excellent overview of Chinese history, something many books struggle with, and manages to not only do this but illustratfd alongside, give insight into culture, arts, politics and key people at various times.

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The history hasn’t changed, right? Oct 20, Ling rated it really liked it. Her scope is phenomenal – embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of and in Tiananmen Square. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state.

On the positive side, the illustrations and photos are well reproduced. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state. Ebrey’s book gives an excellent overview of Chinese history, something many books struggle with, and manages to not only do this but also alongside, give insight into culture, arts, politics and key In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey ebre the origins of Chinese culture from histlry times to the Used in my Chinese History classes.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present.

Great overview of Chinese history from very ancient roots around BC to modernity. Patricia Buckley Ebrey is Professor of History at the University of Washington and the author of multiple books and articles.

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The Cambridge Illustrated History of China

The Eastern Zhou Period. Cambridge University PressJan 25, – History – pages. Account Options Sign in. Her scope is phenomenal–embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of and in Tiananmen Square.

Despite that and yet unsurprisinglyUnited States education and media treat China as some sort of sideline place that hardly existed before colonialism, communism, and capitalism. Jul 05, Dan Farmer rated it liked it. Finally, the author pays special attention to possible Western biases or misconceptions and handles them gracefully. A coherent book, well balanced chapters and sub chapters and an interesting mix of topics.

I’ve been cambridye sinophile for years now and it was high time I read up on some Chinese history. A good book if you like China. You need to be reeeeallllly interested in Chinese history to like this book. It tries to balance things out but the scholars and philosophies to me stuck out the most, on the opposite the material history of Chinese societies was a bit underdeveloped.