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A short history of China : from ancient dynasties to economic powerhouse, Gordon Kerr

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A short history of China : from ancient dynasties to economic powerhouse
Title
A short history of China
Title remainder
from ancient dynasties to economic powerhouse
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Kerr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The turbulent and chequered past of the world's most populous country is one of the most fascinating in world history, and relatively little known in the West. From the beginnings of Chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship with the ?Great Firewall of China', Gordon Kerr offers a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous country. A Short History of China provides an absorbing introduction to more than 4,000 years of Chinese history, telling the stories of the tyrants, despots, femmes fatales, artists, warriors and philosophers who have shaped this
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Kerr, Gordon
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS735
LC item number
.K47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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China
Label
A short history of China : from ancient dynasties to economic powerhouse, Gordon Kerr
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Publication
Note
Maps on inside front and back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153) and index
Contents
  • Geography of the Middle Kingdom
  • Neolithic times and early empires
  • Turmoil, re-unification and a golden age
  • Chaos, appeasement and invasion
  • Recovery and the end of empire
  • Prelude to revolution
  • From radical reform to global superpower
  • China at the crossroads
Control code
ocn811732909
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781842439609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)811732909
Label
A short history of China : from ancient dynasties to economic powerhouse, Gordon Kerr
Publication
Note
Maps on inside front and back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153) and index
Contents
  • Geography of the Middle Kingdom
  • Neolithic times and early empires
  • Turmoil, re-unification and a golden age
  • Chaos, appeasement and invasion
  • Recovery and the end of empire
  • Prelude to revolution
  • From radical reform to global superpower
  • China at the crossroads
Control code
ocn811732909
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781842439609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)811732909

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