Endymion Wilkinson Harvard University Press, East Asian Monographs, Endymion Wilkinson’s bestselling manual of Chinese history has. Endymion Wilkinson s bestselling manual of Chinese history has long been an indispensable guide to all those interested in the civilization and history of China. This thoroughly updated fourth edition of Endymion Wilkinson’s bestselling Chinese History: A New Manual introduces students to various transmitted.

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A New Manual, Fourth Edition. Description Endymion Wilkinson’s bestselling manual of Chinese history has long been an indispensable guide to all those interested in the civilization and history of China.

The hugely enlarged third edition won the Stanislas Julien Prize for In the fourth edition the entire work has been corrected and updated and many sections rewritten. Fifteen years in the making, Chinese History introduces students cginese different types of transmitted, excavated, and artifactual sources from prehistory to the twenty-first century. It also examines the context in which the sources were produced, preserved, and received, the problems of research and interpretation associated with them, and the best, most up-to-date secondary works.


Chinese History : A New Manual 4th edition

Because history has always played a central role in Chinese politics and culture, special attention is devoted to the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese historiography. Chinese History comprises fourteen book-length parts subdivided into a total of seventy-six chapters: Books present primary and secondary sources chronologically by period.

Book 14 is on historical bibliography. Electronic resources are covered throughout.

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Chinese History : A New Manual, Fourth Edition

Review quote A unique resource. A must for every serious student of Chinese history and culture.

Endymion Wilkinson’s classic text An important reference text for anyone wanting to understand how China became what it is today–and where it might be headed. The book is, in every way, absolutely indispensable to work in Chinese history.

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