Introduction to the Economic History of China

By Stuart Kirby

© 2005 – Routledge

208 pages

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Preface: the problems and the dangers

2. A formative period in Chinese historiography

3. The deep roots of Chinese Marxism

4. The foundations of Chinese history

5. The progress of thought, in China and abroad

6. The first dynasties

7. The age of Confucius and the classics

8. The first unification of China: its political and social background

9. The Great Han empire

10. China and Asia in the Middle Ages

11. The meaning of 'Middle Ages'

12. Fron Han to T'ang: Chinese society in teh Third to the Sixth centuries

13. Northern and Southern Dynasties

14. Basis problems of T'ang society

15. The Great T'ang empire

16. The five dynasties and the rise of Sung

17. Traitors and aliens: the fall of the Sung and the Mongol occupation

18. Antecedents of the Modern period

19. The Manchus and the Moderns

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History