A History of Chinese Civilization

A History of Chinese Civilization

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When published in 1982, this translation of Professor Jacques Gernet's masterly survey of the history and culture of China was immediately welcomed by critics and readers. This revised and updated edition makes it more useful for students and for the general reader concerned with the broad sweep of China's past.

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  • Paperback | 832 pages
  • 149.86 x 220.98 x 38.1mm | 1,065.94g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English, French
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 108 b/w illus. 28 maps
  • 0521497817
  • 9780521497817
  • 192,598

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'Gernet has accomplished with skill and vision one of scholarship's most daunting tasks, the writing of a one-volume history of China.' The Times Higher Education Supplement '... the English version will serve readers in an English-speaking world with a text-book of unchallenged value. The translation is smooth and stylish.' Modern Asian Studies

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