- Author:Stephen G. Haw
- Publisher:Orion Pub Co; Revised edition (October 2002)
- Pages:320 pages
- FB2 format1700 kb
- ePUB format1157 kb
- DJVU format1973 kb
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Stephen G. Haw (born 1951) is a botanical taxonomist and historian, specializing in subjects relating to China. He is the author of several published books and a large number of periodical articles. His most important work relates to the taxonomy of Tree Peonies and to the history of the Mongol period in East Asia.
A Traveller's History of China provides a concise but fascinating journey from the country's earliest beginnings right up to the creation of the economic powerhouse that is today. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. Seller Inventory 9781566564861.
Traveller's history series. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references. Download book A traveller's history of China, Stephen G. Haw. online for free. Geographic Name: China History. Uniform Title: Traveller's history.
The Traveller's History series is designed for travellers who want more historical background on the country they are visiting than can be found in a tour guide. Each volume offers a complete and authoritative history of the country from the earliest times up to the present. A Gazetteer cross-referenced to the main text pin-points the historical importance of sights and towns. Beijing is a great city, the gateway to China, the centre of a great and rising nation. It has changed dramatically during the last 25 years and taken on a vibrant modern aspect, but it still retains its historical character. The Olympics in 2008 are a sign that Beijing is taking its place among the prime cities of the world, a centre of political and economic power with a rich cultural legacy.
Stephen . aw begins with the prehistoric civilisations of 4000 years ago, and from there to the centuries of China"s silk trade. Some of the most significant inventions of the modern world were invented in China - paper, gunpowder and the magnetic compass
Stephen . Some of the most significant inventions of the modern world were invented in China - paper, gunpowder and the magnetic compass. The author describes the glories of the Tang and Song dynasties which saw the creation of the great Chinese cities to the period of its decline and the efforts of Europe to subdue this giant land. It covers the tumult of the Chinese Revolution and the dramatic changes in political policies since the 1970s right up to the present day. aw begins with the prehistoric civilisations of 4000 years ago, and from there to the centuries of China's silk trade.
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