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The Resource A history of Chinese civilization, Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster

A history of Chinese civilization, Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster

Label
A history of Chinese civilization
Title
A history of Chinese civilization
Statement of responsibility
Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gernet, Jacques
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS721
LC item number
.G3913 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
China
Label
A history of Chinese civilization, Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le monde chinois
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. From the archaic monarchy to the centralized state. The archaic monarchy ; The age of principalities ; The formation of the centralized state ; The heritage of antiquity -- pt. 2. Rise, evolution, and decline of the first centralized state. The conquering empire ; Causes and consequences of the expansion ; The rise of the gentry and the crisis in political institutions ; The civilization of the Han age -- pt. 3. The middle ages. Barbarians and aristocrats ; Medieval civilization -- pt. 4. From the middle ages to modern times. The aristocratic empire ; The transition to the Mandarin empire ; From the opening-up to the world to the return to the sources of the classical tradition -- Pt. 5. The Chinese "Renaissance." The new world ; The civilization of the Chinese "Renaissance" -- pt. 6. From the Sinicized empires to the Mongol occupation. The Sinicized empires ; The Mongol invasion and occupation -- pt. 7. The reign of the autocrats and eunuchs. Reconstruction and expansion ; Political, social, and economic changes ; The beginnings of modern China and the crisis of the end of the Ming dynasty ; Intellectual life in the Ming age -- pt. 8. Authoritarian paternalism. The conquest and the foundation of the Manchu regime ; The enlightened despots ; Intellectual life from the middle of the seventeenth century to the end of the eighteenth century -- pt. 9. From decline to takeover. The great recession ; The social explosion and its consequences ; The failure of modernization and the advance of foreign intrusion ; Intellectual currents in the nineteenth century -- pt. 10. China crucified. The disintegration of the traditional economy and society ; Political developments in the first half of the twentieth century ; Philosophical and literary developments -- pt. 11. A new chapter in Chinese history: the People's Republic of China
Control code
7577985
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 772 pages
Isbn
9780521241304
Isbn Type
(U.S.)
Lccn
81010006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36246
Label
A history of Chinese civilization, Jacques Gernet ; translated by J.R. Foster
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le monde chinois
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. From the archaic monarchy to the centralized state. The archaic monarchy ; The age of principalities ; The formation of the centralized state ; The heritage of antiquity -- pt. 2. Rise, evolution, and decline of the first centralized state. The conquering empire ; Causes and consequences of the expansion ; The rise of the gentry and the crisis in political institutions ; The civilization of the Han age -- pt. 3. The middle ages. Barbarians and aristocrats ; Medieval civilization -- pt. 4. From the middle ages to modern times. The aristocratic empire ; The transition to the Mandarin empire ; From the opening-up to the world to the return to the sources of the classical tradition -- Pt. 5. The Chinese "Renaissance." The new world ; The civilization of the Chinese "Renaissance" -- pt. 6. From the Sinicized empires to the Mongol occupation. The Sinicized empires ; The Mongol invasion and occupation -- pt. 7. The reign of the autocrats and eunuchs. Reconstruction and expansion ; Political, social, and economic changes ; The beginnings of modern China and the crisis of the end of the Ming dynasty ; Intellectual life in the Ming age -- pt. 8. Authoritarian paternalism. The conquest and the foundation of the Manchu regime ; The enlightened despots ; Intellectual life from the middle of the seventeenth century to the end of the eighteenth century -- pt. 9. From decline to takeover. The great recession ; The social explosion and its consequences ; The failure of modernization and the advance of foreign intrusion ; Intellectual currents in the nineteenth century -- pt. 10. China crucified. The disintegration of the traditional economy and society ; Political developments in the first half of the twentieth century ; Philosophical and literary developments -- pt. 11. A new chapter in Chinese history: the People's Republic of China
Control code
7577985
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 772 pages
Isbn
9780521241304
Isbn Type
(U.S.)
Lccn
81010006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36246

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