A Short History of China
From Ancient Dynasties to Economic PowerhouseBook - 2013
An absorbing introduction to more than 4000 years of Chinese history, telling the stories of the tyrants, despots, femmes fatales, artists, warriors and philosophers who have shaped this fascinating and complex nation. It describes the amazing technological advances that her scientists and inventors made many hundreds of years before similar discoveries in Europe. It also investigates the Chinese view of the world and examines the movements, aspirations and philosophies that moulded it and, in so doing, created the Chinese nation.
Publisher: Harpenden, [England] : Pocket Essentials, 2013.
Characteristics: 160 p.
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