This book breaks with convention and provides an overview of Chinese history in the form of special topics. These topics include the major issues of aA Scientific Approach to the Origins of Chinese Civilization, a aAncient Chinese Society and the Change of Dynasties, a aThe Golden Ages of the Han, Tang and Qing Dynasties: a Comparative Analysis, a aTransportation Systems and Cultural Communication in Ancient China, a aEthnic Relations in Chinese History, a aThe Systems of Politics, Law and Selecting Officials in Ancient China, a aAgriculture, Handicraft and Commerce in Ancient China, a aThe Military Thought and Military Systems of Ancient China, a aThe Rich and Colorful Social Life in Ancient China, a aThe Evolution of Ancient Chinese Thought, a aThe Treasure House of Ancient Chinese Literature and Art, a aThe Emergence and Progress of Ancient Chinese Historiography, a aReflection on Ancient Chinese Science and Technology, a aNew Issues in the Modern History of China, a and aA General Progression to the Socialist Modernization of the Peopleas Republic of China.a The book is based on current literature and research by university students. The modern history section is relatively concise, while the topics related to ancient Chinese history are longer, reflecting the countryas rich history and corresponding wealth of materials. There is also an in-depth discussion on the socialist modernization of the Peopleas Republic of China. The book provides insights into Chinese history, allowing readers ato see the value of civilization through history; to see the preciseness of history through civilization.a It focuses on the social background, lifestyle and development processes to illustrate ideologies and ideas.The painted areas on the surface of the pottery are much more extensive than in other cultures, with the outer layer and the rim fully painted with detailed flower patterns. The inner layer of some highly intricate pottery and some texturedanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Introduction to Chinese History and Culture|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2015-04-15|