Chinese civilization : a sourcebook

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  • Creator edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. New York : Free Press, ©1993.
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 524 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 002908752X, 9780029087527, 0029087651, 9780029087657, 0029087511, 9780029087510
  • OCLC ocm27226697


  • Provides information on the social and cultural history of China through a collection of documents, including popular stories, descriptions of local customs, contracts, and essays that reveal how ordinary people thought, and includes translations of philosophical and religious texts, and historical accounts of great events.


  • Rev. and expanded ed. of: Chinese civilization and society.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The classical period -- The Qin and Han dynasties -- The era of division and the Tang dynasty -- The song and Yuan dynasties -- The Ming dynasty -- The Qing dynasty -- The early twentieth century -- The people's republic
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