Sextants Of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History by Cohen Joanna WaleySextants Of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History by Cohen Joanna Waley

Sextants Of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History

byCohen Joanna Waley

Paperback | April 27, 2000

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An inviting history of China from the days of the ancient Silk Road to the present, this book describes a civilization more open and engaged with the rest of the world than we think. Whether in trade, religious belief, ideology, or technology, China has long taken part in fruitful exchange with other cultures. With implications for our understanding of and our policies toward China, this is a must read.
Title:Sextants Of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:April 27, 2000Publisher:W W NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393320510

ISBN - 13:9780393320510

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This examination of China’s history presents a country that’s far more in tune with the rest of the world than people first thought. Beginning with the days of the Silk Road, Joanna Waley-Cohen discusses China’s religious, trade, technological and ideological exchanges with the rest of the world in The Sextants of Bejing.