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Understanding World Societies, Combined Volume: A Brief History
John P. McKay, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012

Based on the highly successful A History of World Societies , Understanding World Societies: A Brief History combines innovative pedagogy with a manageable regional and comparative approach to capture students' interest in the everyday life of the past. Abridged by 25%, the narrative is paired with distinctive pedagogy, designed to help students focus on significant developments as they read and review. An innovative end-of-chapter study ...
  
  











  



  
Emperor Huizong
Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Harvard University Press, 2014

China was the most advanced country in the world when Huizong ascended the throne in 1100 CE. In his eventful twenty-six-year reign, the artistically gifted emperor guided the Song Dynasty toward cultural greatness. Yet Huizong would be known to posterity as a political failure who lost the throne to Jurchen invaders and died their prisoner. The first comprehensive English-language biography of this important monarch, Emperor Huizong is a ...
  
  











  



  
A History of World Societies, Volume 1: To 1600
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011

A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it.  Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course.  Proven to work in the classroom, the book’s regional and comparative approach helps students understand the ...
  
  











  



  
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Cambridge University Press, 2010

More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, now in its second edition, noted historian Patricia Buckley Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties ...
  
  











  



  
Confucianism and Family Rituals in Imperial China: A Social History of Writing about Rites (Princeton Legacy ...
Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Princeton University Press, 2014

To explore the historical connections between Confucianism and Chinese society, this book examines the social and cultural processes through which Confucian texts on family rituals were written, circulated, interpreted, and used as guides to action. Weddings, funerals, and ancestral rites were central features of Chinese culture; they gave drama to transitions in people's lives and conveyed conceptions of the hierarchy of society and the ...
  
  











  



  
Understanding World Societies, Volume 1: A Brief History
John P. McKay, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012

Based on the highly successful A History of World Societies , Understanding World Societies: A Brief History combines innovative pedagogy with a manageable regional and comparative approach to capture students' interest in the everyday life of the past. Abridged by 25%, the narrative is paired with distinctive pedagogy, designed to help students focus on significant developments as they read and review. An innovative end-of-chapter study ...
  
  











  



  
Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook, 2nd Ed

The Free Press, 1993

Chinese Civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses. With newly expanded material, personal documents, social records, laws, and documents that historians mistakenly ignore, the sixth edition is even more useful than its classic predecessor. A complete and thorough introduction to Chinese history and culture.
  
  











  



  
Family and Property in Sung China: Yuan Ts'ai's Precepts for Social Life (Princeton Library of Asian ...

Princeton University Press, 2014

Providing the best surviving evidence of the everyday thinking of the Sung upper class, Yuan Ts'ai's twelfth-century manual is the advice of a typical educated man on the concerns of managing a family, from rearing children and arranging their marriages, to avoiding social conflict, training servants, and managing property and preserving it for the next generation. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest ...
  
  











  



  
East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History
Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, ...

Cengage Learning, 2008

Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender and material culture, and themes are reinforced through the text's ...
  
  











  



  
A History of World Societies, Volume 2: Since 1450
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011

A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it.  Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course.  Proven to work in the classroom, the book’s regional and comparative approach helps students understand the ...
  
  











  



  
Pre-Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume I: To 1800
Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, ...

Cengage Learning, 2008

Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender and material culture, and themes are reinforced through the text's ...
  
  











  



  
East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History
Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall

Cengage Learning, 2013

Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context. Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia. A range of primary source documents ...
  
  











  



  
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Cambridge University Press, 1999

More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and ...
  
  











  



  
The Inner Quarters: Marriage and the Lives of Chinese Women in the Sung Period
Patricia Buckley Ebrey

University of California Press, 1993

The Sung Dynasty (960-1279) was a paradoxical era for Chinese women. This was a time when footbinding spread, and Confucian scholars began to insist that it was better for a widow to starve than to remarry. Yet there were also improvements in women's status in marriage and property rights. In this thoroughly original work, one of the most respected scholars of premodern China brings to life what it was like to be a woman in Sung times, from ...
  
  











  



  
East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume II: From 1600
Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall

Cengage Learning, 2013

Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, VOLUME II: FROM 1600, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context. Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia. A range of ...
  
  











  



  
Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Vol. 2: From 1600
Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, ...

Cengage Learning, 2008

Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender and material culture, and themes are reinforced through the text's ...
  
  











  



  
History of World Societies 9e V2 & Sources of World Societies 9e V2
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011
  
  











  



  
A History of World Societies, Combined Volume
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008

More than any other text, A History of World Societies uses vibrant social history to introduce students to the global past. The text’s highly teachable organization uses a regional and comparative approach to provide a manageable global perspective. Attention to non-Western topics is strengthened in the new edition with fresh scholarship and perspectives, including more on gender and cultural history contributed by authors Merry E. ...
  
  











  



  
A History of World Societies, Volume 2: Since 1500
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008

More than any other text, A History of World Societies introduces students to the families, foods, workplaces, religions, and diversions of peoples of the past through lively, descriptive writing and extensive primary sources that give voice to a wide range of individuals. This hallmark treatment of social history combines with strong political, cultural, and economic coverage and a clear, easy-to-manage organization to provide students with ...
  
  











  



  
Understanding World Societies, Volume 2: A Brief History
John P. McKay, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012

Based on the highly successful A History of World Societies , Understanding World Societies: A Brief History combines innovative pedagogy with a manageable regional and comparative approach to capture students' interest in the everyday life of the past. Abridged by 25%, the narrative is paired with distinctive pedagogy, designed to help students focus on significant developments as they read and review. An innovative end-of-chapter study ...
  
  











  








   



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