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Great overview of the Chinese history and captured the key events and their impact. It filled the gap in the first half of 20th century Chinese history also..Published 10 months ago by Kai Wong
I'm a male, Chinese-American. 26 y.o. I hardly knew/know much of my own ancestral history. This was a required text, but I'm glad I went thru it. Read morePublished on April 11, 2007 by Asan
This is an ambitious effort to provide an overview of Chinese history. Huang divides Chinese history into 7 periods. The first is the period of state formation. Read morePublished on April 7, 2007 by R. Albin
Please don't expect to read this book and get the whole picture of China's three or four thousand years' history.
I am a Chinese/Taiwanese. And I thank Dr. Read more
I bought this book looking for an accessible overview of Chinese history. I was disappointed after reading it. Read morePublished on August 25, 2003
This is a good book for starters and experts alike. It offers many well-reasoned opinions that are both unique and persuasive. Read morePublished on May 19, 2003 by "fuchenyeh"
This is a good book on Chinese history. It show us 3000 years history in a single book. The author tried to discover the secret of evolving of Middle Empire, and the result can be... Read morePublished on January 3, 2001 by "j2ee"
Whoever wrote this book must not only have substantial academic background for one; really experienced the hardship of Chinese life both mentally and physically for two; and most... Read morePublished on November 27, 2000 by Rick Y Sun