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The Cambridge encyclopedia of China

The Cambridge encyclopedia of China

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 470-474) and index.

    Statementeditor, Brian Hook ; consultant editor, Denis Twitchett.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsHook, Brian., Twitchett, Denis Crispin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination502 p. :
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23784029M
    ISBN 10052135594

    THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUN Kenneth R. Lang, Author. Cambridge Univ. $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Armed with abundant data amassed via. The modern encyclopedia was developed from the dictionary in the 18th century. Historically, both encyclopedias and dictionaries have been researched and written by well-educated, well-informed content experts, but they are significantly different in structure.A dictionary is a linguistic work which primarily focuses on alphabetical listing of words and their definitions.

      This book was able to trigger all of these feelings while I read it. China has an extremely vast and intricate history, the condensation of ~ years worth into a single book being no small feat. I found The Cambridge Illustrated History of China to be incredibly informative to the point where it cannot be considered a leisurely read/5. The Cambridge encyclopedia of China. Twitchett, Denis; Hook, Brian. Book. English. 2nd ed. Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Available at Belfast and Coleraine CC. This item is not reservable because: There are no reservable copies for this title. Our extensive collections of e-book, e-journals and other online.

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