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By L. Carrington Goodrich

This survey starts off with the prehistoric interval, then discusses the most important currents of chinese language historical past, philosophy, tradition and politics — from the reigns of such dynastic rulers because the Shang to the period of Mongol conquests and the Manchu dynasties, culminating with the beginning of the chinese language Republic in 1912. 17 maps, 24 illustrations.

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