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4 edition of Modern Chinese civilization. found in the catalog.

Modern Chinese civilization.

by A.-F Legendre

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from the French, by Elsie Martin Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS721 .L53 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 295 p.
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5287763M
      ISBN 100836969464
      LC Control Number72007076

        When published in , this translation of Professor Jacques Gernet's masterly survey of the history and culture of China was immediately welcomed by critics and readers. This revised and updated edition includes a detailed chronology that has been updated through , a new bibliography, and Price: $ A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization Prepared by Patricia Buckley Ebrey With the assistance of Joyce Chow Lenore Hietkamp Kevin Jensen Robin Lin Helen Schneider Cyndie-Lee Wang Kim Wishart Cong Zhang Lan Zhang This site is best viewed using Internet Explorer 4 or higher on an IBM compatible computer with aFile Size: KB.

      Modern Chinese Civilization. by Dr. A. F. Legendre. Translated from the French by Elsie Martin Jones. Format Book Published London, J. Cape [] Language English French (also in) Description 2 p. l., vii-xxiii p. 1 l., p. 21 cm. Local Notes . Some scholars divide the history of the Chinese languages into Proto-Sinitic (Proto-Chinese; until bc), Archaic (Old) Chinese (8th to 3rd century bc), Ancient (Middle) Chinese (through ad ), and Modern Chinese (from c. the 10th century to modern times). The Proto-Sinitic period is the period of the most ancient inscriptions and poetry; most loanwords in Chinese were borrowed .

      The Venerable Master Taixu (–) is the most important and controversial Chinese Buddhist reformer of the twentieth century. Viewed as dangerously rash by conservative Buddhists, irrelevant by secular humanists, and spiritually misguided by Christian missionaries, Taixu was nevertheless committed to forging a socially engaged form of Buddhism and to . Critical Essays Modern Chinese History This is especially true in the twentieth century, a time marked by violent social, political, and economic upheaval in China. During the first decade of the century, Chinese students, merchants, and others who were dissatisfied with Manchu rule began to .


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