When published in , this translation of Professor Jacques Gernet’s masterly survey of the history and culture of China was immediately welcomed by critics. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: A history of Chinese civilization / Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster and Charles Hartman. Gernet, Jacques. Author: Gernet, Jacques; Subjects: China – Civilization.; China.; China – History. Summary: On 21 March , the airliner Southern Cloud vanished while en.
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Though I do not doubt Gernet’s scholarship, which in this book is wide-ranging and often in depth, the book suffers firstly from a sometimes over-specialisation on certain matters such as devoting Limited by book-burning by First Emperor, a couple of thousand years ago. The usual story of continual movements of peoples and leaders, power shifts with frequent incursions by Jacques Gernet is the author of “China and the Christian Impact: Account Options Sign in. This revised and updated edition makes it more useful for students and for the general reader concerned with the broad sweep of China’s My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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Cambridge University Press Amazon. A History of Chinese Civilization. Cambridge University PressMay 31, – History – pages. When published inthis translation of Professor Jacques Gernet’s masterly survey of the history and culture of China was immediately welcomed by critics and readers.
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This revised and updated edition makes it more useful for students and for the general reader concerned with the broad sweep of China’s past. Written with an elegant and flowing narrative, the essential virtue of Jacques Gernet’s book is to see the history of Chinese civilization as a whole.
Yet within the synthesis of the trends – social, political, religious, scientific, artistic – that make gefnet China’s past and present, the author never loses sight of the telling detail that brings history to life.
A History of Chinese Civilization is illustrated by a wide range of photographs, many maps, line drawings and tables. A detailed and updated chronological table and full bibliography complement the text and the expanded index now includes Chinese characters.
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