Chinese History

Popular Religious Movements and Heterodox Sects in Chinese History  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 17, 2016
Popular Religious Movements and Heterodox Sects in Chinese History

Popular Religious Movements and Heterodox Sects in Chinese History by Hubert Michael Seiwert
English | 9 May 2003 | ISBN: 9004131469 | 568 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

This groundbreaking book surveys the entire history of popular religious sects in Chinese history. "Publish this Book!" is the unequivocal recommendation taken from the peer reviews.
Joanna Waley-Cohen, "The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History"

Joanna Waley-Cohen, "The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History"
Publisher: Norton | 2000 | ISBN: 0393320510 | English | EPUB | 336 pages | 0.8 Mb

This powerful work puts to rest the long-held myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging, and perennially cut off from the rest of the world. …

Modern Chinese: History and Sociolinguistics  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksenya.b at Aug. 7, 2015
Modern Chinese: History and Sociolinguistics

Modern Chinese: History and Sociolinguistics by Ping Chen
PDF | 1999 | 229 pages | ISBN: 0521641977, 0521645727 | English | 27 MB

The Chinese language, spoken by over one billion people, has undergone drastic changes over the past century. This book presents a comprehensive, up-to-date account of the development of Modern Chinese from the late nineteenth century to the 1990s. It describes and analyzes in detail, from historical and sociolinguistic perspectives, the establishment and promotion of Modern Spoken Chinese and Modern Written Chinese, and the reform of the Chinese script, and reveals the interaction of linguistic, historical and social factors in the recent development of the language.

The Song-Yuan-Ming Transition in Chinese History  

Posted by MoneyRich at March 18, 2015
The Song-Yuan-Ming Transition in Chinese History

The Song-Yuan-Ming Transition in Chinese History (Harvard East Asian Monographs) by Paul Jakov Smith
English | July 15, 2003 | ISBN: 0674010965 | 552 Pages | PDF | 20 MB

This volume seeks to study the connections between two well-studied epochs in Chinese history: the mid-imperial era of the Tang and Song (ca. 800-1270) and the late imperial era of the late Ming and Qing (1550-1900). Both eras are seen as periods of explosive change, particularly in economic activity, characterized by the emergence of new forms of social organization and a dramatic expansion in knowledge and culture.

A Chinese History Reader [Repost]  

Posted by konfetka88 at July 23, 2014
A Chinese History Reader [Repost]

A Chinese History Reader by Sun Xiaoyu
Publisher: Cengage Learning Asia | 2009 | ISBN: 9814281700 | 334 pages | PDF | 25,3 MB

This book provides a concise introduction to the Chinese history, covering a long time span extending from antiquity through the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. Historical periods elaborated include the pre-Qin period; the Qin and Han Dynasties; the Wei, Jin, and Southern and Northern Dynasties; the Tang, Song, and Yuan Dynasties; and the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Written by a group of historians from the prestigious Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the book has incorporated some of the latest research findings in the field of Chinese historical studies.

A Chinese History Reader (repost)  

Posted by interes at March 8, 2013
A Chinese History Reader (repost)

Sun Xiaoyu, "A Chinese History Reader"
2009 | ISBN: 9814281700 | 334 pages | PDF | 25,3 MB

This book provides a concise introduction to the Chinese history, covering a long time span extending from antiquity through the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. Historical periods elaborated include the pre-Qin period; the Qin and Han Dynasties; the Wei, Jin, and Southern and Northern Dynasties; the Tang, Song, and Yuan Dynasties; and the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Written by a group of historians from the prestigious Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the book has incorporated some of the latest research findings in the field of Chinese historical studies.
TTC Video Lectures - From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History [Repost]

TTC Video Lectures - From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History [Repost]
eLearning Video - DVDRip | English | 640x480 | XviD ~763 kbps | MP3 128 kbps 48 kHz | 6.47 GB
Lecture, Culture, History

For most of its 5,000-year existence, China has been the largest, most populous, wealthiest, and mightiest nation on Earth. And for us as Westerners, it is essential to understand where China has been in order to anticipate its future. This course answers this need by delivering a comprehensive political and historical overview of one of the most fascinating and complex countries in world history.
TTC Video - From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

TTC Video - From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History
eLearning - DVDRip | AVI | English | Run time: ~36x30 min | 6.47 GB
video: XVID | ~763 Kbps | 640x480 | audio: 128Kbps | 2 ch | 48 KHz | mp3
Lecture, Culture, History

For most of its 5,000-year existence, China has been the largest, most populous, wealthiest, and mightiest nation on Earth. And for us as Westerners, it is essential to understand where China has been in order to anticipate its future. This course answers this need by delivering a comprehensive political and historical overview of one of the most fascinating and complex countries in world history.
Chinese History in Economic Perspective (Studies on China, No 13)

Thomas G. Rawski & Lillian M. Li, "Chinese History in Economic Perspective"
University of California Press | English | ISBN-10: 0520070682 | 362 pages | PDF | 3,74 MB

The essays assembled here represent a turning point in the study of Chinese economic history. Previous work has emphasized the institutional and social bases of economic change. These studies break new ground, bringing Western economic theory to the study of China's economy since the seventeenth century.

Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History  

Posted by robin-bobin at Dec. 20, 2008
Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History

Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History by John E., Jr. Wills
Publisher: Princeton University Press 1994-08 | 416 Pages | ISBN: 0691055424 | PDF | 3.7 MB

Through biographies of China's most colorful and famous personalities, John Wills displays the five-thousand-year sweep of Chinese history from the legendary sage emperors to the tragedy of Tiananmen Square. This unique introduction to Chinese history and culture uses more than twenty exemplary lives, including those of statesmen…