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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

Paperback Daily Life Language: English / French

By (author) Professor Jacques Gernet

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  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Language: English / French
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 213mm x 20mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 June 1962
  • Publication City/Country: Stanford, CA
  • ISBN 10: 0804707200
  • ISBN 13: 9780804707206
  • Sales rank: 686,385

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

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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"

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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