ChinaChina
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

ChinaChina
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

IndiaIndia
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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