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Fall of Imperial China (Transformation of Modern China Series)

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Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History - General History,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • History / China,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • Qing dynasty, 1644-1912

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224962M
    ISBN 100029336805
    ISBN 109780029336809


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Fall of Imperial China (Transformation of Modern China Series) by Frederic Wakeman Jr. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second section, which takes up a majority of the book is concerned with an outline history of the Qing dynasty - from the rise in Manchu power, their conquering of China, their subsequent rule and their ultimate fall.

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Frederic Wakeman. Simon and Schuster, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wakeman, Frederic E. Fall of imperial China. New York: Free Press, [] (OCoLC) "The Fall of Imperial China" will provide some sketchy background on China before the Ch'ing (Manchu) Dynasty (), but will deal mainly with with decline of China under the Ch'ing Dynasty.

The book carries the story of Chinese history right up to the Chinese Revolution. Although "The Fall of Imperial China" is a scholarly book Cited by:   The Fall of Imperial China. New York: The Free Press, Miriam Gross () In this account of Qing history, Wakeman writes that he is trying to create a book disputing the Western view of China as primarily static and reactive to exogenous (i.e.

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Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by MishelP-loader on September 1, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages: A knowledge of China's imperial history is vital for any understanding of its present, as modern China is linked in many ways to the extraordinary culture of its empire.

These 24 lectures take you to the heart of life during China's imperial era, through the lives of individual subjects of all social ranks.

When the last Chinese dynasty—the Qing dynasty—fell in –, it marked the end of the nation's incredibly long imperial history. That history stretched back at least as far as BCE when Qin Shi Huangdi first united China into a single empire.

During much of that time, China was the single, undisputed superpower in East Asia, with neighboring lands such as Korea, Vietnam, and an Author: Kallie Szczepanski. The Qing dynasty had a ruling social and educational structure which worked well as long as China did not have to deal with foreign nations which were superior in industrialization.

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Both the Qing dynasty and the – periods are often viewed as the beginning of modern China. Either way, the implication is that modern China is a continuing process, giving rise to numerous studies of 20th-century China that devote substantial treatment of the pre era.

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China was once a strong and stable Empire but it began its decline in the s and continued until modern times. This was caused by major reasons such as a.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Reflecting on imperial China through its cycles of unity and disintegration from antiquity to the present, this magisterial contribution to empire studies and global history comes at a pivotal moment in time."—Martin Kern, Princeton University "This is a knowledgeable and original book about imperial Chinese political culture.

In The Fall of Empires: A Brief History of Imperial Collapse, historian Chad Denton describes the end of seventeen empires throughout world history, from Athens. Fredric Wakeman, Jr.'s The Fall of Imperial China (Free Press, ) closely examines the causes of the imperial collapse, and Red Star Over China (Random House, ; Bantam, ), by Edgar Snow is the classic text on the early Communist party and Mao's rise to power.

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Here, you will travel back in time to examine and compare the lives in the Roman Empire and imperial China. 《中华帝制的衰落(The Fall of Imperial China)》是美国学者魏斐德(Frederic Wakeman, Jr.)写的一本中国近代史教科书。这本书自年问世以来,长期作为美国大学中国近代史入门课的教材,倍受好评。其成书过程充满了传奇色彩。/10(13).Introduction.

Although for most purposes “late imperial China” refers to the Ming and Qing dynasties (–), many scholars believe that key aspects of China’s late imperial economy came into existence as a result of a series of changes that began in the late Tang dynasty and culminated during the Song dynasty, known as the “Tang-Song transformation.”.

The legal system of imperial China developed from two schools of thought: Confucianism and gh both of them exerted a deep influence on China’s state-building as well as on its moral and legal traditions, at the beginning these two philosophies were bitterly opposed to each other, as they were based on entirely different principles (see: Xin Ren: Tradition of the Law and Law of.