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Chinese History: A New Manual

Other books in this series. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lok is currently reading it Aug 15, Kathleen marked it as to-read Dec 14, Liming Zhu rated it really liked it Jul 12, The paragraph was scrubbed page ; 2 anything touching border issues even if hisfory meant deleting a passage from a historical source that contradicts the current CCP line while retaining a passage from the same source that supports it page To ask other readers questions about Chinese Historyplease manhal up.

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The Fifth edition updates, expands, and corrects the fourth edition Introductions to each of the 76 chapters and interspersed short essays give encyclopedic and often witty summaries of major topics for specialists and general readers, as well as directives on the hisrory of history and avoidance of error in thought and analysis.

Books 10—13 present primary and secondary sources chronologically by period.

Endymikn Soul John Makeham. Kristjan Torr added it Mar 11, Non-Han Peoples Inside China Building for Oil Li Hou. Telling the Time 7. Nunzio rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Starting with the Fifth editionWilkinson decided as an experiment in lowering the sales price of the English edition to publish it himself and distribute it exclusively on Amazon. Boxed topics range from guanhua jokes to the influence of images of the Buddha on the depiction of Confucius; from the board game Struggling to advance in officialdom to the speed of Chinese armies and fleets; from the connections between height and power to marching in step; from tomes in tombs to tomb robbers; from why women would have spoken with much thicker dialect accents than their brothers, to an analysis z duplicate biographies in the Histories.

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Accordingly, three changes were made to the design of the Fifth edition: Locating Secondary Sources Wanmeng Li added it Jun 05, Christian marked it as to-read Aug 14, 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. 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.


Chinese History: A New Manual by Endymion Porter Wilkinson

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Even while updating the content and presentation of the Fifth edition Wilkinson thought it wise to facilitate navigation for readers of previous editions by maintaining the basic structure of the manual which as before comprises 14 book-length parts subdivided into a total of 76 chapters.