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    The Urban Life of the Tang Dynasty (Insight on Ancient China) (Hardback) By (author) Chen Baoliang

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    DescriptionThis revealing book paints a vivid picture of life in the Tang Dynasty's capital city Chang'an, plus the key cities of Luoyang and Yangzhou. To understand Chinese history and society the eye must be focused on the cities not just the rural areas, and this new book draws a panoramic picture of the urban politics, economy, culture, religion and customs to help the reader better understand ancient and modern China. The Urban Life of the Tang Dynasty provides an insight into the four fundamental characteristics of Chinese life in this historical period: openness; knowledge and skills; internationalization; and bold and unrestrained lifestyles led by certain sections of society within these key urban centres. Now available in English outside of China for the very first time, the Insight on Ancient China Series is published by Paths International in association with China's prestigious Hunan People's Publishing House.


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    Title
    The Urban Life of the Tang Dynasty
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chen Baoliang
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 452
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 917 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844643547
    ISBN 10: 1844643549
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC subject category V2: GTB
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: DS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    Abridged Dewey: 951
    BISAC V2.8: POL002000
    DC22: 951.017
    BISAC region code: 2.5.1.0.0.0.0
    DC23: 951.034
    Ingram Theme: INDS/ASIAN
    Thema V1.0: NHF, RPC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Paths International Ltd
    Imprint name
    Paths International Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
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