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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Looking for beautiful books? The main text of the manual is interspersed with boxes each providing further details on specific topics and tables mainly consisting of lists or statistical data.

Chinese History : A New Manual, Fourth Edition

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anh Le marked it as to-read May endgmion, Non-Han Peoples Inside China A New Manual Chinese: Book 14 is on historical bibliography. Liao, Xi Xia, Jin, and Yuan The hugely enlarged third edition won the Stanislas Julien Prize for Refresh and try again. Primary Sources by Period Guides and Encyclopaedias 9. Enxymion this time it has grown from 70, words to its current size of 1, pages and over 1.


Marica Dell’Olio rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Books present primary and secondary sources chronologically by period. Non-Han Peoples Outside China 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. Literary Anthologies and Collected Works It also examines the context in which the sources were produced, preserved, and received, the problems of research and interpretation associated with them, and hiztory best, most up-to-date secondary works.

Other Primary Sources Myth and Religion Even the author’s correct observation chinesse the History of the Mingthe official history of the dynasty, places Taiwan in the section reserved for foreign countries was deleted page ; endtmion anything showing Chinese people making fun of propaganda slogans page ; 4 any statistical estimate that differs from official statistics on sensitive issues was simply suppressed.

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A Manual, Revised and enlarged ; 3rd edition: Lists with This Book. Even while updating the content and presentation of the Fifth edition Wilkinson thought it wise to facilitate navigation for readers of previous editions by maintaining the basic structure of the manual which as before comprises 14 book-length parts subdivided into a total of 76 chapters.

After he retired from the EU inHarvard invited him to teach Chinese history, including a graduate seminar on sinological methods. Materializing Magic Power Wei-ping Lin. Fairbank offered to publish them, and the Research Guide appeared in due course. Sinology Bibliographies of history History books about China non-fiction books Published bibliographies Harvard University Press books.

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. Kody marked it as to-read Jun 05, The decision was made easier because one of the criticisms especially from older readers was that the light-weight typefaces used in previous English editions were difficult to read.


Jiahao marked it as to-read Dec 23, Perhaps unexpectedly, it is also a highly entertaining read. In the fourth edition the entire work has been corrected and updated and many sections rewritten. Want to Read saving…. The fifth edition was also published digitally on the Pleco platformin November Fifteen years in the making, Chinese History introduces students to different types of transmitted, excavated, and artifactual sources from prehistory to the twenty-first century.

Chinese History: A New Manual

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. Totally overhauled from the previous edition which was already astonishing and impressivelaid out with meticulous care, weighing in at 1. One series of boxes takes on the origins, history, and nature of Chinese characters. Review quote A unique resource. The New Manual lists and describes published, excavated, artifactual, and archival sources from pre-history to the twenty-first century, as well as selected up-to-date scholarship in Chinese, Japanese, and Western languages.

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