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Chinese civilization

Marcel Granet

Chinese civilization

by Marcel Granet

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, A. A. Knopf in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Social life and customs,
  • China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marcel Granet.
    SeriesThe history of civilization. [Pre-history and antiquity], History of civilization
    ContributionsInnes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds., Brailsford, Mabel Richmond.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 444 p.
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528577M
    LC Control Number30028700
    OCLC/WorldCa2821444

    A Short History Of The Chinese People – This is a classic book on Chinese history. Written by a Western professor born and raised in China, he brings an unbiased insiders viewpoint to Chinese history. China: Empire and Civilization – Covers philosophy, mythology, art, science, religion, inventions, and more. Strategy Edit. The Chinese are one of the more versatile civilization, with two main paths to victory open to them. The Path of War: Their unique ability is to produce Great Generals faster, and derive double combat bonus from them. This makes for a generally more powerful army almost from the .

    There are a number of excellent books about Chinese history in general; two of the best are Jacques Gernet's A History of Chinese Civilization (Cambridge UP, ) and China: A New History (Belknap Press of Harvard UP, ) by John King Fairbank. Nov 20,  · The book consists of over 60, Chinese characters. Metal movable type printing was invented during the Jin (–) and Southern Song (–) dynasties in the 12th century. It was mostly made of bronze and was used to print money. Conclusion. Ancient Chinese inventions revolutionized many industries that we take for granted today.

    The authors of this book believe that the 5, year-long-history of Chinese Civilization is the main factor in the re-emergence of China in the 21st century. It is a well-known fact that the Chinese economy became the second largest economy in the world in With some predictions, in the near future perhaps China will surpass the United caskel.com: Andrew S. Targowski, Bernard T. Han. Jan 24,  · The book defines itself as "the story of the formation of Chinese civilization" (p. 1). This work is written from the point of view that a uniquely Chinese civilization developed inside the present borders of the People's Republic of China.


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Traces history and Chinese civilization book of the Chinese from the classical period to the People's Republic with reference to their religion, social and economic conditions, government, and foreign relations.

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Needham was a well-respected scientist before undertaking this encyclopedia and was even responsible for the "S" in UNESCO. They deal with the history of science and technology in caskel.com: Joseph Needham.

It was a golden age of Chinese civilization and considered to be the most prosperous period of China with significant developments in culture, art, literature, particularly poetry, and technology. Buddhism became the predominant religion for the common people.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Introduction1 Political HistoryTraditional HistoryThe Chief Data o /5. Sep 14,  · Early Chinese Civilizations [PDF] 1. CHINA OVERVIEW: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHINA 2. Geography of China I.

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They contributed for the growth of a civilization which was indigenous. They wrote the symbols from top to bottom on thin bamboo slips and each slip was like a page of a book.

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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Chinese Civilization. Chinese Civilization. By Marcel Granet, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds Innes, Mabel Richmond Brailsford The Chinese, however, endeavoured to realize a traditional ideal, which they defined with increasing strictness.Shang shu (The book of documents), also called Shu jing (The book of history), is one of the Five Classics of the Confucian canon that greatly influenced Chinese history and culture.

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China was civilized as early as BC. The Shang Dynasty ruled China at that time. The cradle of civilization in China was located along Yellow River.