Endymion Wilkinson Harvard University Press, East Asian Monographs, Endymion Wilkinson’s bestselling manual of Chinese history has. Endymion Wilkinson s bestselling manual of Chinese history has long been an indispensable guide to all those interested in the civilization and history of China. This thoroughly updated fourth edition of Endymion Wilkinson’s bestselling Chinese History: A New Manual introduces students to various transmitted.

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Endykion History comprises fourteen book-length parts subdivided into a total of seventy-six chapters: Yao marked it as to-read Dec 31, Sam Spackman rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Book ratings by Goodreads.

From then on he worked on the New Manualcommuting between Harvard and Peking University where he was a visiting professor.

He became interested in China as an undergraduate at Cambridge University in the early s, then spent two years teaching English in Beijing up to the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution. In other words, it is a case of new wine in old bottles.

Chinese History: A New Manual

C Smith rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Book 14 is on historical bibliography. A New Manual was and remains a major event… [It] is in many ways an entirely new organism that is quite different from its predecessors. A New Manual Chinese: Kathleen marked it as to-read Dec 14, Fiction’s Family Ellen Widmer.


Twelve years in the making, the new manual introduces students to different types of transmitted, excavated, and artifactual sources from prehistory to the twentieth century.

Lucas added it Dec 29, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Primary Sources by Period A Manual, Revised and enlarged ; 3rd edition: Feb 17, Will Buckingham rated it it was amazing.

Fairbank offered to publish them, and the Research Guide appeared in due course.

Of the 12, resources roughly one-third are primary sources almost all Chinese and two-thirds secondary sources mainly monographs wilkimson Chinese and English, about equally divided between the two, and over works in Japanese and other languages. Christine marked it as to-read Dec 11, The key secondary sources on questions of current focus and controversy in Chinese historical studies.

The different types of transmitted, excavated, archival, artifactual, and ecofactual primary sources from prehistory to and in some cases to the present. Agriculture, Food, and the Environment Chiao marked it as to-read Mar 31, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Chinese History : A New Manual 4th edition – Librairie Le Phénix

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Pete Millwood rated it it was amazing Oct 29, This is easily done because the scope of the Chjnese Manual is the whole sweep of Chinese recorded history, in the course of which long-term changes are readily apparent.


He did not know, he recalled, what to tell his graduate students about the Zhou or Shang dynasties, about which he felt his knowledge would hardly “fill an eye bath.

A Manual ; 2nd edition: Books 1—9 present the sources by subject: One hew of boxes takes on the origins, history, and nature of Chinese characters. Paperbackpages.

Chinese History: A New Manual

The fifth edition was also published digitally on the Pleco platformin November A Research Guide ; 1st edition: Want to Read saving…. Stephany marked it as to-read Chinrse 25, Literary Anthologies and Collected Works I stand in awe. Ashley Liu added it Aug 26, Marica Dell’Olio rated it it was amazing Mar 09,