Capturing China s past in all its complexity, thismulti–faceted history portrays China in the context of a largerglobal world, while incorporating the narratives of Chinese as wellas non–Chinese ethnic groups and discussing people traditionallyleft out of the story peasants, women, merchants, andartisans.
Offers a complete political, economic, social, and culturalhistory of China, covering the major events and trends
Written in a clear and uncomplicated style by a distinguishedhistorian with over four decades of experience teachingundergraduates
Examines Chinese history through the lens of global history tobetter understand how foreign influences affected domestic policiesand practices
Depicts the role of non–Chinese ethnic groups in China, such asTibetans and Uyghurs, and analyzes the Mongol and Manchu rulers andtheir impact on Chinese society
Incorporates the narratives of people traditionally left out ofChinese history, including women, peasants, merchants, andartisans