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Chinese History: A Manual, Revised and Enlarged Edition
Wilkinson, Endymion
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Format: Paperback, 1100pp.
Date of publication: May 01 2000
ISBN-13: 9780674002494
Dimensions: 23.32 cm. (length) X 14.83 cm. (width) X 5.23 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 1557 grams
About the Book
Since publication of the first edition in 1998, Chinese History: A Manual has become an indispensable guide to researching traditional Chinese civilization and history. Updated through January, 2000, this revised and enlarged edition introduces new research problems and discusses some 4,300 primary, secondary, and reference works, an increase of 1,500 titles over the first edition. The temporal coverage of the work has been expanded to include the Republican period.
The basics (340 pages): the changing meanings of words; strategies for mastering the characters; choosing the right dictionary; personal names; tracing people; non-verbal salutations; the origins and meanings of place-names; locating places; converting dates; seasons, festivals, and vacations; telling the time from the Shang to the Republic; evaluating historical statistics; the conversion of weights and measures; money; locating primary sources; keeping up with the field.
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