When published in 1982, 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 makes it more useful for students and for the general reader concerned with the broad sweep of China's past.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 832 pages, 108 b/w illus. 28 maps
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date: 31/05/1996
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9780521497817