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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Alexander marked it as to-read Mar 29, In the fourth edition the entire work has been corrected and updated and many sections rewritten. An important reference text for anyone wanting to understand how China became what it is majual where it might be headed.

The main text of the manual is interspersed with boxes endyjion providing further details on specific topics and tables mainly consisting of lists or statistical data. Empire’s Twilight David M. 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.

Chris Gait is currently reading it Jun 10, Wilkimson the author’s correct observation that the History of the Mingthe official history of the dynasty, places Taiwan in the section reserved for foreign countries was deleted page ; 3 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.

Chinese History: A New Manual by Endymion Porter Wilkinson

Guides and Encyclopaedias 9. A New Manual 4th edition. Vos achats Votre panier est vide! Liming Zhu histoyr it really liked it Jul 12, Calligraphy, Painting, and Music Yao marked it as to-read Dec 31, To profile the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese historiographical traditions because i of the central role that the writing of history played and continues to play in Chinese politics and culture and ii to a greater extent endymiom is commonly realized, historians rely on works produced in the old historiographical traditions, even though they may ask different questions and use different conceptual frameworks.


For example, in a discussion of political slogans Wilkinson mentions that during a meeting with Li Xiannian inthe Vice Premier underlined the importance of the Four Modernizations but was unable to recall more than the first three page Adelaide marked it as to-read Nov 22, Book 14 is on historical bibliography.

Lucas added it Dec 29, Return to Book Page. Michael Luo marked it as to-read Sep chinexe, Electronic resources are covered throughout.

Chinese History : A New Manual 4th edition

Non-Han Peoples Outside China Accordingly, it examines the context in which these sources were produced, preserved, and received, as well as the problems of research and interpretation associated with them. The different types of transmitted, excavated, archival, artifactual, and ecofactual primary sources from prehistory to and in some cases to the present. Gloria marked it as to-read Sep 30, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Sui, Tang, and Five Dynasties In addition to the four principal aims, the Fifth edition also has five subsidiary objectives 5—9the ninth of which has not featured in previously editions:.


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A New Manual Chinese: Fairbank offered to publish them, and the Research Guide appeared in due course. 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.

Some 12, primary and secondary nedymion, reference works, journals, book chapters, journal articles, and databases are introduced in the course of the discussion compared to 9, in the fourth edition; 8, in the third edition; 4, in the second edition ; and 2, in the first edition Chinese History comprises fourteen book-length parts subdivided into a total of seventy-six chapters: Locating Secondary Sources Ashley Liu added it Aug 26, Scott Johnson rated it it was amazing Oct 19, In this way he was able to make full use of the Harvard-Yenching Library as well as all the scholarly resources that Beijing has to offer.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Lost Soul John Makeham. The hugely enlarged third edition won the Stanislas Julien Prize for Laura marked it as to-read Sep 22,