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China Through The Ages

History Of A Civilization, 1st Edition

By Franz Michael


294 pages

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This book describes the evolving history of ideas in China, from ancient faith in powerful magic to more modern concepts of a logical moral order of the universe and mankind's place in it. It explores the intellectual ferment following the dawn of the age of reason.

Table of Contents

1. Beginnings: The Geographical Setting 2. The Age of Magic: Legend and Archaeology 3. The Age of Magic: The Shang Dynasty 4. The Age of Reason: The Chou Dynasty 5. Intellectual Revolution: A Hundred Schools of Thought 6. The Unified Empire 7. The Empire Consolidated: The Han Dynasty 8. The Coming of Buddhism 9. Reunification: The Sui and T'ang Dynasties 10. A Chinese Renaissance: The Sung Dynasty 11. The Mongol Empire 12. Chinese Restoration: The Ming Dynasty 13. The Last of the Imperial Order: The Manchu or Ch'ing Dynasty 14. From Empire to Nation, State: The Great Rebellion, Reform, and Revolution 15. The Nationalists 16. Communism Under Mao 17. The Post-Mao Experiment 18. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies