Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220) book cover

    Chinese Ideas of Life and Death

    Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220)

    By Michael Loewe

    Many of the basic characteristics of Imperial China took shape during the Han period (202 BC-AD 220). This book, first published in 1982, is a key contribution to our understanding of China’s cultural history. It explains the conceptual background of many of the artefacts of China’s past, and calls…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History: As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control book cover

    Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China