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The Cambridge History of China : Volume 3, Sui and T'ang China, 589-906 AD, Part One - Denis C. Twitchett

The Cambridge History of China

Volume 3, Sui and T'ang China, 589-906 AD, Part One

By: Denis C. Twitchett (Editor)

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Published: 27th September 1979
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The Cambridge History of China is one of the most far-reaching works of international scholarship ever undertaken, exploring the main developments in political, social, economic and intellectual life from the Ch'in empire to the present day. The contributors are specialists from the international community of sinological scholars. Many of the accounts break new ground; all are based on fresh research. The works are written not only with students and scholars but also with the general reader in mind. No knowledge of Chinese is assumed, though for readers of Chinese, proper and other names are identified with their characters in the index. Numerous maps and tables illustrate the text. Volume 3, covers the second great period of unified imperial power, 589-906, when China established herself as the centre of a wider cultural sphere, embracing Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It was an era in which there was a great deal of rapid social and economic change, and in which literature and the arts reached new heights of attainment.

Introduction
The Sui dynasty (581G++617)
The founding of the TG++ang dynasty: Kao-tsu (618G++26)
TG++ai-tsung (624G++49) the consolidator
Kao-tsung (649G++83) and the empress Wu: the inheritor and the usurper
The reigns of the empress Wu, Chung-tsung and Jui-tsung (684G++712)
Hs++an-tsung (712G++56)
Court and province in mid- and late TG++ang
Court politics in late TG++ang times
The end of the TG++ang
Glossary and index
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ISBN: 9780521214469
ISBN-10: 0521214467
Series: Cambridge History of China : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 872
Published: 27th September 1979
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.59  x 6.22
Weight (kg): 1.31