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China's Imperial Past is different. Not only does it treat the three major periods of Chinese history at roughly equal length, weaving all their complexity into a balanced, integrated whole, but it gives ample space to China's magnificent literary and artistic achievements. This detailed summary of Chinese history and culture seems to be a standard in the field, since I see it frequently when browsing in the Asian history section of bookstores. China's Imperial Past, by Charles O. Hucker, is the best introduction to Chinese culture from earliest times to the 19th century. The author's approach is primarily interpretive, emphasizing patterns of change and development rather than factual details, but he never loses sight of the particularities that made traditional Chinese civilization one of the richest in human history.
He was regarded as one of the foremost historians of Imperial China and a leading figure in the promotion of academic programs in Asian Studies during the 1950s and 1960s. Born in St. Louis, Hucker graduated from the University of Texas, and served in the Army Air Corps during the Second World War, where he rose to the rank of major and was awarded the Bronze Star
What's the most interesting is to understand the foundations of culture, of social structures, customs and behaviours.
book by Charles O. Hucker. I am new to Chinese history, but based on reading many other history books on other subjects, I can say that this is a great introductory book. It's worth noting that Hucker studied with . What's the most interesting is to understand the foundations of culture, of social structures, customs and behaviours.
Charles O. Hucker's China to 1850, a contracted and condensed version of his highly extolled China's Imperial Past . Hucker's China to 1850, a contracted and condensed version of his highly extolled China's Imperial Past, is a solid, precise, scholarly work. It would probably best suit the general reader who wants a glance at China's past. To an undergraduate class, it also offers an inexpensive alternate. This small book is well proportioned and balanced in its coverage of political and social institutions, literature, art, thought, and religion, as well as material culture and technology. It weaves together chronologically all aspects of Chinese life and culture, broadly surveying general history, socioeconomic organization, political institutions, religion and thought, and art and literature.
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1 Hucker, Charles . The traditional Chinese State in Ming times (1368-1644), Tucson, The Univ. of Arizona Press, 1961, 85 . Hucker, Charles . The censorial System Ming China, Stanford, Stanford UP, 1966, viii- 406 p. 2 Shiba Yoshinobu, Commerce and society in Sung China, trad. par Mark Elvin, Ann Arbor, Michigan abstracts of Chinese and Japanese works on Chinese history. Recommend this journal.