John Keay
An authoritative account of five thousand years of Chinese historyMany nations define themselves in terms of territory or people; China defines itself in terms of history. Taking into account the country's unrivaled, voluminous tradition of history writing, John Keay has composed a vital and illuminating overview of the nation's complex and vivid p ...
Number of pages: 608 | Publication Date: 2011-12-06 | ISBN-13: 9780465025183

The Stranger in the WoodsThe Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel
A National Geographic Best Book of the Year National BestsellerMany people dream of escaping modern life. Most will never act on it—but in 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight did just that when he left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another person for the next ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9781101911532

Harold M. Tanner
Available in one or two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day.Each volume includes ample illustrations, a full complement of maps, a chronological table, ...
Number of pages: 414 | Publication Date: 2010-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9781603842020

Michael Wood
In the 13th Century, Marco Polo described India as “a land of wonders,” and his observation is no less true today. India is the world's largest democracy, a nuclear power, and a rising economic giant-but also the world's most ancient surviving civilization, with unbroken continuity stretching back into prehistory. It is a land of tremendous spir ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2007-11-13 | ISBN-13: 9780465003594

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