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  • Title: The Cambridge History of Ancient China: From the Origins of Civilization to 221 BC
  • Author: Michael Loewe Edward L. Shaughnessy
  • ISBN: 9780521470308
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Hardcover

  • The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the cultural, intellectual, political, and institutional developments of the pre imperial period The four subperiods of Shang, Western Zhou, Spring and Autumn and Warring States, are described on the basis of literary and material sources and the evidence of recently found manuscripts Chapters on the prehistoricThe Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the cultural, intellectual, political, and institutional developments of the pre imperial period The four subperiods of Shang, Western Zhou, Spring and Autumn and Warring States, are described on the basis of literary and material sources and the evidence of recently found manuscripts Chapters on the prehistoric background, the growth of language, and relations with the peoples of Central Asia provide the major context of China s achievements in the 1,500 years under review The teachings of China s early masters are set alongside what is known of the methods of astonomers, physicians and diviners A final chapter leads the reader forward to imperial times, as described in the volumes of The Cambridge History of China.
    Michael Loewe Edward L. Shaughnessy
    Michael Arthur Nathan Loewe is a British sinologist and scholar who has authored dozens of books, articles, and other publications in the fields of Classical Chinese and ancient Chinese history.


    Commentaires:

    Hadrian
    I'll keep my remarks brief on this. My professional work takes more from modern China, and so I'm only a visitor here. But this is an uncommonly impressive reference work, which combines multiple original approaches from outstanding figures in the field.The book takes the 'Cambridge History' approach I've seen elsewhere of having each chapter written by a different expert. What's distinct about this volume is that it has at least one chapter on each period covering archaeological finds, and at l [...]

    Jocelyn
    This book, the first of an ongoing series spanning almost the entire recorded history of China, goes over four chronological periods: Shang dynasty, Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period, and the Warring States Period, all the way up to Qin Shihuang's unification of the empire in 221 B.C. I chose it for several reasons: a) it's written by a number of trained Sinologists, some rather famous, so I was ensured a certain level of expertise and credentials. All of them are probably fluent in Classic [...]

    Rowland Pasaribu
    Seeking to extend my knowledge of Chinese history, I found a solid foundation in The Cambridge History of Ancient China, which covers China from prehistory down to the First Empire. With fourteen chapters by specialists, it presents a diversity of viewpoints and approaches, but without changes so frequent as to be disorienting. And it is not just a collection of disparate essays: a consistent style and spelling are maintained throughout, there is an integrated bibliography, and what overlap ther [...]

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