Oxford University Press: May 2005
To Western eyes, China is one of the most mysterious and intriguing of all civilizations. The legacy of its long dynastic rule, extending back more than 3,000 years, includes fascinating contributions to philosophy, religion, art, science, and mythology that continue to influence the modern world. China
explores the ideas and achievements of this unique culture through a combination of authoritative, accessible scholarship and magnificent imagery.
Drawing on the most recent discoveries and theories, the book presents China's history, society, and beliefs from the legends of prehi... View More...