The Cambridge Illustrated History Of China
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📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of China ✍ Patricia Buckley Ebrey
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of China Book Summary : An engaging and fully illustrated account of more than 8000 years of Chinese civilization - from prehistoric times through to the modern communist state. Includes leading Chinese historians, poets, novelists, dramatists, philosophical and religious ideas, art forms and outside influences.
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of The British Empire ✍ P. J. Marshall
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire Book Summary : Up to World War II and beyond, the British ruled over a vast empire. Modern western attitudes towards the imperial past tend either towards nostalgia for British power or revulsion at what seem to be the abuses of that power. The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire adopts neither of these approaches. It aims to create historical understanding about the British empire on the assumption that such understanding is important for any informed appreciation of the modern world. Through striking illustration and a text written by leading experts, this book examines the experience of colonialism in North America, India, Africa, Australia, and the Caribbean, as well as the impact of the empire on Britain itself. Emphasis is placed on social and cultural history, including slavery, trade, religion, art, and the movement of ideas. How did the British rule their empire? Who benefited economically from the empire? And who lost?
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of The Islamic World ✍ Francis Robinson
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World Book Summary : This book presents a rounded picture of Islam, from current issues of fundamentalism, to its culture and art.
📒The Cambridge History Of Ancient China ✍ Michael Loewe
✏The Cambridge History of Ancient China Book Summary : The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the institutional and cultural history of pre-imperial China.
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of Religions ✍ John Bowker
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions Book Summary : The Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions is a comprehensive survey of world religions from pre-history to the present day. Each religion is treated in depth, with text written by a recognized academic expert, and supported by extensive illustrations. The religions covered include Jainism, Chinese and Japanese religions, Hindu religions, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, along with smaller sections on Zoroaster and Parsis, Greek and Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia, aboriginal religions, Shamanism, and modern religions such as Bahai. The book includes a substantial bibliography, a full chronology for each section, a general chronology giving the most significant dates from all religions, and information on religious phenomena such as festivals and calendars. This is an authoritative reference book which will appeal equally to students of religion, teachers, and general interested readers. John Bowker is the author of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions (Oxford, 2000), The Complete Bible Handbook: An Illustrated Companion (DK Publishing, 1998) and and The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions (Oxford, 1997). He is Greshan Professor, Greshan College, London and Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and North Carolina State University.
📒East Asia A Cultural Social And Political History ✍ Patricia Buckley Ebrey
✏East Asia A Cultural Social and Political History Book Summary : Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context. Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia. A range of primary source documents spotlights women's independence, students-turned-soldiers, and other stirring issues, while intriguing biographical sketches throughout highlight the lives of popular figures and ordinary people alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒The Cambridge History Of China ✍ Denis Crispin Twitchett
✏The Cambridge History of China Book Summary : International scholars and sinologists discuss culture, economic growth, social change, political processes, and foreign influences in China since the earliest pre-dynastic period
📒The Cambridge History Of China Volume 1 The Ch In And Han Empires 221 Bc Ad 220 ✍ John King Fairbank
✏The Cambridge History of China Volume 1 The Ch in and Han Empires 221 BC AD 220 Book Summary : International scholars and sinologists discuss culture, economic growth, social change, political processes, and foreign influences in China since the earliest pre-dynastic period
📒The Cambridge Illustrated History Of Warfare ✍ Geoffrey Parker
✏The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare Book Summary : Now available in a revised and updated version, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare provides a unique account of Western warfare from antiquity to the present day. The book treats the history of all aspects of the subject: the development of warfare on land, sea and air; weapons and technology; strategy and defence; discipline and intelligence; mercenaries and standing armies; cavalry and infantry; chivalry and Blitzkrieg; guerilla assault and nuclear arsenals. It places in context particular key events in the history of armed engagement, from the Greek victory at Marathon, through the introduction of gunpowder in medieval England and France, to the jungle warfare of Vietnam and the strategic air attacks of the Gulf War. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the socio-economic aspects of military progress: who pays for it, how can its returns be measured, and to what extent does it explain the rise of the West to global dominance over two millennia?
📒The Cambridge History Of Chinese Literature ✍ Kang-i Sun Chang
✏The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature Book Summary : This title presents an up-to-date comprehensive treatment of Chinese literature from classical times to the present.