Daily Life in China on the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276

Daily Life in China on the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276

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Describes the occupations, pleasures, clothes, food, art, and social and civic life of the people in the city of Hangchow.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • Stanford University Press
  • Stanford, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0804707200
  • 9780804707206
  • 675,546

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"A fascinating picture of a lively and brilliant society. . . . Every major aspect of life during this period is treated with meticulous exactitude. . . . an unrivalled glimpse of Chinese society as it was seven hundred years ago.""Journal of Southeast Asian History""show more

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A fascinating picture of a lively and brilliant society. . . . Every major aspect of life during this period is treated with meticulous exactitude. . . . an unrivalled glimpse of Chinese society as it was seven hundred years ago. Journal of Southeast Asian History A pioneering high popularization of Sung social history. . . . An elegant work. The Journal of Asian Studies"show more