The Pattern of the Chinese Past

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Eyre Methuen, 1973 - China - 346 pages

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I probably found this book in my searches on Google Books due to it's first sentence: "The question of the size of political units seems never to attract among historians and sociologists the ... Read full review

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If Elvin's approach to the salients of China's historical experience is hopscotch, it is not haphazard. While the text itself is never difficult, you will feel lost if you don't already have a grasp ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
7
THE PRINCIPAL CHINESE DYNASTIES
13
The early Chinese Empire
23
Copyright

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