- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Pearson; 3 edition (July 2, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0205790542
- ISBN-13: 978-0205790548
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.5 x 9 inches
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"The Heritage of Chinese Civilization," Third Edition, offers students a clear and concise single-volume narrative covering all of the major periods of Chinese history. The text is organized chronologically and features brief yet penetrating analysis to provide a comprehensive introductory overview of Chinese history from its origins through the present. For survey courses in the History of Asia and the History of China.
About the Author
Albert M. Craig is the Harvard-Yenching Research Professor of History Emeritus at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1959. A graduate of Northwestern University, he received his Ph.D. at Harvard University. He has studied at Strasbourg University and at Kyoto, Keio, and Tokyo universities in Japan. He is the author of Choshu in the Meiji Restoration (1961), The Heritage of Japanese Civilization (2011), and, with others, of East Asia , Tradition and Transformation (1989). He is the editor of Japan , A Comparative View (1973) and co-editor of Personality in Japanese History (1970), Civilization and
Enlightnment: the Early Thought of Fukuzawa Yukichi (2009). He was the director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute. He has also been a visiting professor at Kyoto and Tokyo universities. He has received Guggenheim, Fulbright, and Japan Foundation Fellowships. In 1988 he was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese government.
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