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China"s Imperial Past

Charles O. Hucker

China"s Imperial Past

An Introduction to Chinese History and Culture

by Charles O. Hucker

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Stanford Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928537M
    ISBN 100804709793
    ISBN 109780804709798

      Of course China’s past — imperial or otherwise — is present in the shaping of China’s foreign policy today, because a) “The Past Is Vast” — the term “imperial past” encompasses. Hucker, Charles O. China’s Imperial Past: An Introduction to Chinese History and Culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, E-mail Citation» Chapter 12 deals with economy and society in the late empire (–); chapters 2 and 7 deal with the economy in earlier periods. Miyazaki Ichisada 宮崎市定.

    Throughout most of history China dominated Asia, up until what many Chinese refer to as the “century of humiliation”—when Japan and Western powers invaded or otherwise interfered between and Now, with China on the rise again, are Beijing’s leaders looking to establish a new hegemony by drawing on the playbook of the distant past, when China’s neighbors were forced to pay. “Although his log entries do not speak of America per se, a chart created by Admiral Zheng was used to make a detailed map of the world. A copy of this map, drawn in , was found in a second-hand bookshop and was offered as evidence that Zheng’s fleet was the first to discover America.

      Early Development of Urban Civilization in China. As Dr. Nelson discusses in a paper regarding the importance of the political and ideological dimensions of urban planning in pre-industrial China, the earliest cities in China arose during the Shang Dynasty. This was a period also marked by the development of bronze technology, the first elaborate system of writing, ceremonial Author: Theodoros Karasavvas.   New Perspectives on China’s Past is a compendium of this breakthrough research and the global scholarship that surrounds it. With some six hundred illustrations, glossary, index, and extensive bibliography, this work will be a standard reference on Chinese archaeology in .


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