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Sources of Chinese Tradition, Vol. 2: From 1600 Through the Twentieth Century (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)

 
 
 
 
Sources of Chinese Tradition, Vol. 2: From 1600 Through the Twentieth Century (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780231112710
ISBN 10: 231112718
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1999
Format: Paperback
Pages: 656
List Price: $45.00
 
 

The single most valuable collection of English-language readings on China past and present for more than thirty years — now thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the changing currents of recent Chinese history. Stretching from the founding of the Qing dynasty to the aftermath of the crackdown at Tiananmen Square, Sources of Chinese Tradition, Volume II is a rich treasury of primary source readings illuminating the past three and a half centuries of Chinese culture.

Yingshih Yu

The selections are excellent, translations faithful and elegant, and introductions terse and to the point. If I were asked to recommend only one book for anyone who wishes to know something about Chinese culture, I would name, without a moment of hesitation, this new edition of Sources of Chinese Tradition.