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Traditional China in Asian and world history.


Traditional China in Asian and world history.

Sen, Tansen and Victor H. Maair.

Assoc. for Asian Studies


108 pages



Key issues in Asian studies; no.9


Part of a series of booklets on key issues in Asian history intended to provide supplementary study guidance and content for Asian studies curricula, this volume on views of traditional China in Asian and world history provides a chronological history of ancient China and examines Chinese history in the context of external trade and political relationships. Chapters discuss perceptions of foreigners in Chinese culture, the formation and development of the Silk Routes, China and the Buddhist world, and the development of China as a regional commercial power. Chapters include numerous black and white photographs, illustrations, and maps. Sen is a professor of Asian history and religion at Baruch College, The City University of New York, and Mair is a professor of Chinese language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania.

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