ENDYMION WILKINSON CHINESE HISTORY A NEW MANUAL PDF

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Chinese History : A New Manual, Fourth Edition

Twelve years in the making, the new manual introduces students to different 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. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Myth and Religion 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. Michael Luo marked it as to-read Sep 07, Liao, Xi Xia, Jin, and Yuan Sui, Tang, and Five Dynasties 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.

Chinese History : A New Manual 4th edition

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. Marica Dell’Olio rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Chiao marked it as to-read Mar 31, During this time it has grown from 70, words to its current size of 1, pages and over 1.

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Joseph marked it as to-read Feb 27, Book ratings by Goodreads. Kody marked it as to-read Jun 05, Literary Anthologies and Collected Works Electronic resources are covered throughout.

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A New Manual was and remains a major event… [It] is in many ways an entirely new organism that is quite different from its predecessors. Paperbackpages. It incorporates a million new words of text and substantially new material… The book is, in every way, absolutely indispensable endymiion work in Chinese history. Anh Le marked it as to-read May 19, He became interested in China as an undergraduate at Cambridge University in the early s, then spent two years teaching English in Beijing up to the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution.

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Starting with the Fifth editionWilkinson decided as an experiment in lowering the sales price of the English edition to publish it himself chinsee distribute it exclusively on Amazon. Other books in this series.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The author explains in the Preface the principal aims of the Fifth edition as being to introduce:. Electronic resources are covered throughout.

Wilkinson served in Beijing as the European Union Ambassador to China from toand in his spare moments turned the Research Guide into the first and second editions of the manual.

Scott Johnson rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Perhaps unexpectedly, it is also a highly entertaining read.

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C Smith rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Book 14 is on historical bibliography. He did not know, he recalled, what to tell his graduate students about the Zhou or Shang dynasties, about which he felt his knowledge would hardly “fill an eye bath. Lucas added it Dec 29, Pages to import images manjal Wikidata Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text Articles created via the Article Wizard.

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It also examines the context in which the sources were produced, preserved, and received, the problems of research and interpretation associated with them, and the best, most up-to-date secondary works. A few hundred book reviews that make a substantial contribution are noted.

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.

Of the 12, resources roughly one-third are primary sources almost all Chinese and two-thirds secondary sources mainly monographs in Chinese and English, about equally divided between the two, and over works in Japanese and other languages. Open Preview See a Problem? A must for every serious student of Chinese history and culture.

Wlkinson marked it as to-read Sep 30, A Manual cyinese 2nd edition: The author has kept it up to date by issuing numerous revised editions, each enlarging its scope.

Evolution and Structure Twelve years in the making, the new manual introduces students to different types of transmitted, excavated, and artifactual sources from prehistory to the twentieth century. Primary Sources by Period Empire’s Twilight David M. The hugely enlarged third edition won the Stanislas Julien Prize for In other words, it is a case of new wine in old bottles. Foreign Accounts of China V.