This updated version of a fantastic account of Chinese culture and civilization provides analysis of notable historical documents, social records, and laws.
Setting the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses, the newly expanded edition of Chinese Sourcebook includes coverage of personal documents, social records, laws, and previously ignored reports.
With insight to the beginnings of Chinese civilization, this book provides a complete and thorough introduction to the nation’s history and culture.
Patricia Buckley Ebrey is Professor Emeritus of the Department of History at the University of Washington. She began studying Chinese language and history in the late 1960s, then went on to Columbia University where she earned her Ph.D.