Exploring the Heartland of Chinese History: Shaanxi, available from Via Media, captures the essence of this historic center of Chinese civilization. The author, Michael Stone, taught at Seton Hall University's Department of Asian Studies. The book is a solid reference work for scholars, while the lucid writing style and abundant illustrations makes it useful for the classroom and as a guide for anyone wishing to visit the heartland of China. Via Media is the only outlet for this title in the US.
Exploring the Heartland of Chinese History: Shaanxi
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6x9 paperback, full color, 268 pages, 107 illustrations
- Themes in Chinese History
- Geography, Climate, and Natural Resoures
- From Pangu to Neolithic
- The Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties
- The Qin Dynasty
- The Han Dynasty
- The Three Kingdoms, Western Jin, and Northern and Southern Dynasties
- The Sui and Tang Dynasties
- Late Imperial Period: Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to Qing Dynasty
- Republic of China to the Founding of the People's Republic of China
- Shaanxi Today