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Great state : China and the world

text Great state : China and the world

Summary
The world-renowned scholar and author of Vermeer's Hat does for China what Mary Beard did for Rome in SPQR: Timothy Brook analyzes the last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world in this magnificent history that brings together acc... Read more
Contents
Introduction : ten thousand countries : Vancouver, 2019 -- The Great Khan and his portraitist : Xanadu, 1280 -- The blue princess and the Il-khan : Tabriz, 1295 -- The plague : Caffa, 1346 -- The eunuch and his hostage : Galle, 1411 -- The castawa... Read more
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xxii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Publisher
Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2020

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