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Imperial China (Architectural guides for travellers)

Charis Chan

Imperial China (Architectural guides for travellers)

by Charis Chan

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7347993M
ISBN 10014011856X
ISBN 109780140118568

"The Art of Being Governed looks at the relationship between the military households of southeastern China and the Ming state, with an emphasis on how individuals negotiated their obligations to the government. With a brilliant use of sources, this illuminating book links the past to the present in creative ways and is one of the most.   Explore the long and rich history of China's great dynasties. From the clans and legends of prehistory to the last Qing emperor, this book brings China's imperial history to life through its pivotal events, political forces, and powerful people, in a stunning collaboration between British and Chinese publishing :

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Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China. JAMES L. WATSON and EVELYN S. RAWSKI, eds. Berkeley: University of Califor- nia Press, xv + pp., notes, glossary, index. $ (cloth). NORMA DlAMOND University of Michigan Theessays in this volumeexamineChineseviews and practices relating to death, burial, and post-bur-. Get this from a library! Chronicle of the Chinese emperors: the reign-by-reign record of the rulers of Imperial China. [Ann Paludan] -- This book traces the history of China from B.C. through A.D., describing the political and social challenges and contributions of each ruler. Spanning over 2, years, from the great 'First.


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This is a history of China for the year time span of the late imperial period. A senior scholar of this epoch, F.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Troubled Empire (History of Imperial China Book 5)/5(14).

From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: the New York Times–bestselling biography of Tzu Hsi, the concubine who became China’s last empress. In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing from a humble background, Tzu Hsi falls in love with /5().

Long book, but fascinating. Good bedtime reading. It gives a great expose of British Imperialism, and Britain's long-standing conflict with Imperialist China (Britain, with it's well-advanced naval and merchant ship building technology, was a bit of an aggressor, perpetually trying to "crack open" the closed Chinese society).

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Authors: Mark Edward Lewis, Timothy Brook, Dieter Kuhn, William T. Rowe. Probably the best one book overview on imperial China. Basically similar to the later several books of the cambridge history of China series, but more up to date on scholarship and the names updated from Wades-Giles romanisation to Pinyin (While it is a small thing, once one is used to pinyin it must be said that Wades-Giles is rather disconcerting)/5.

Fall of Imperial China. Frederic Wakeman. Simon and Schuster, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Women in Imperial China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This accessible text offers a comprehensive survey of women's hist /5(9). Understanding Imperial China: Dynasties, Life, and Culture takes you to the heart of life during Chinas imperial dynasties, revealing the empires historical unfolding through the lives of individual people of all walks of life, spanning the centuries from the empires founding in BCE to its dissolution in /5.

Having seen St Mary The Virgin Church, it's time to have a rest at this restaurant. Imperial China is known for serving Chinese cuisine. You will enjoy its food, especially perfectly cooked ribs, crispy duck and spicy ous wine is among the best drinks to degust.

Get your meal started with good coffee. Food delivery is a big benefit of this place/5(). Get this from a library. Imperial China, [Jonathan Porter] -- This clear and engaging book provides a concise overview of the Ming-Qing epoch ().

China's last imperial age. Beginning with the end of the Mongol domination of China inthis. This is a collection of original essays which focuses on the causes, meanings and significance of female suicides in Ming and Qing China.

It is the first attempt in English-language scholarship to revise earlier views of female self-destruction that had been shaped by the May Fourth Movement and anti-Confucian critiques of Chinese culture, and to consider the matter of female suicide in.

This book examines the widespread practice of self-publishing by writers in late imperial China, focusing on the relationships between manuscript tradition and print convention, peer patronage and popular fame, and gift exchange and commercial transactions in textual production and. Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored.

This pioneering volume of essays, written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history of the book in late imperial China/5. This is the SupChina Book List, books about China across all genres — fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and everything in between — ranked from to 1.

These are books whose primary subject matter is in the period of ancient and imperial China. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A French adviser to Imperial China by Steven A. Leibo; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Foreign relations, History; Places: China, France; People: Prosper Giquel (); Times:Taiping Rebellion, This book contains a portion of very interesting facts about the English (trade) connections with imperial China.

It is a very difficult subject that needs a very delicate approach to be explained. and I must say: it does just that in excellent fashion. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: the New York Times–bestselling biography of Tzu Hsi, the concubine who became China’s last empress. In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing from a humble /5(15).

Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This pioneering volume of essays, written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history of the book in late imperial China.

"The Fall of Imperial China" will provide some sketchy background on China before the Ch'ing (Manchu) Dynasty (), but will deal mainly with with decline of China under the Ch'ing Dynasty.

The book carries the story of Chinese history right up to the Chinese Revolution. Although "The Fall of Imperial China" is a scholarly book Cited by: Genre/Form: Guidebooks History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chan, Charis. Imperial China.

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (OCoLC)Chengde Imperial Mountain Resort is a 5-minute stroll from Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort. It is a minute drive from Chengde Railway Station and a 2-hour drive from Beijing Capital International Airport/10(40).