A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]
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A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]

By Wolfram Eberhard
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Table of Contents
  • A HISTORY OF CHINA
  • by
  • WOLFRAM EBERHARD
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • MAPS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE EARLIEST TIMES
  • Chapter One
  • PREHISTORY
  • Chapter Two
  • THE SHANG DYNASTY (c. 1600-1028 B.C.)
  • ANTIQUITY
  • Chapter Three
  • THE CHOU DYNASTY (c. 1028-257 B.C.)
  • Chapter Four
  • THE CONTENDING STATES (481-256 B.C.): DISSOLUTION OF THE FEUDAL SYSTEM
  • Chapter Five
  • THE CH'IN DYNASTY (256-207 B.C.)
  • THE MIDDLE AGES
  • Chapter Six
  • THE HAN DYNASTY (206 B.C.-A.D. 220)
  • Chapter Seven
  • THE EPOCH OF THE FIRST DIVISION OF CHINA (A.D. 220-580)
    • (A) The three kingdoms (220-265)
    • (B) The Western Chin dynasty (A.D. 265-317)
    • (C) The alien empires in North China, down to the Toba (A.D. 317-385)
    • (D) The Toba empire in North China (A.D. 385-550)
    • (E) Succession States of the Toba (A.D. 550-580): Northern Ch'i dynasty, Northern Chou dynasty
    • (F) The Southern Empires
    • Principal dynasties of North and South China
      • North and South
      • Western Chin dynasty (A.D. 265-317)
    • North and South
    • Western Chin dynasty (A.D. 265-317)
  • Chapter Eight
  • THE EMPIRES OF THE SUI AND THE T'ANG
    • (A) The Sui dynasty (A.D. 580-618)
    • (B) The T'ang dynasty (A.D. 618-906)
  • MODERN TIMES
  • Chapter Nine
  • THE EPOCH OF THE SECOND DIVISION OF CHINA
    • (A) The period of transition: the Five Dynasties (A.D. 906-960)
    • (B) Period of Moderate Absolutism
      • (1) The Northern Sung dynasty
      • (2) The Liao (Kitan) dynasty in the north (937-1125)
      • (3) The Hsi-Hsia State in the north (1038-1227)
      • (4) The empire of the Southern Sung dynasty (1127-1279)
      • (5) The empire of the Juchên in the north (1115-1234)
    • (1) The Northern Sung dynasty
    • (2) The Liao (Kitan) dynasty in the north (937-1125)
    • (3) The Hsi-Hsia State in the north (1038-1227)
    • (4) The empire of the Southern Sung dynasty (1127-1279)
    • (5) The empire of the Juchên in the north (1115-1234)
  • Chapter Ten
  • THE PERIOD OF ABSOLUTISM
    • (A) The Mongol Epoch (1280-1368)
    • (B) The Ming Epoch (1368-1644)
    • (C) The Manchu Dynasty (1644-1911)
  • Chapter Eleven
  • THE REPUBLIC (1912-1948)
  • Chapter Twelve
  • PRESENT-DAY CHINA
  • NOTES AND REFERENCES
  • INDEX
    • Transcriber's Notes
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