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Princes of Jade - Edmund Capon and William MacQuitty
Princes of Jade - Edmund Capon and William MacQuitty
$15.00
Manufacturer Number: CN108
Stock Status: In Stock
Princes of Jade... by... Edmund Capon and William MacQuitty... Using as his inspiration the excavation of the Man Ch'eng Tombs in 1968 the author details the lives of the princes, buried in jade casings, of the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). Capon, an authority on early Chinese history, not only introduces...

Princes of Jade

by

Edmund Capon and William MacQuitty

Using as his inspiration the excavation of the Man Ch'eng Tombs in 1968 the author details the lives of the princes, buried in jade casings, of the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). Capon, an authority on early Chinese history, not only introduces us to the wars and intrigues but also to the cultural flowering of the time with photographs by Macquitty of the tomb finds and other remains of that era. 192 pages with extensive colour and black and white photographs. Chapters include

  • 1 - Prince of Han,
  • 2 - China before the Han Dynasty,
  • 3 - Mind over Matter: From Confucius to Lao Tzu,
  • 4 - The Han Dynasty,
  • 5 - The Court of the Son of Heaven,
  • 6 - Everyday Life in Han China,
  • 7 - Han Imperialism: China and the West,
  • 8 - Art and Cuture: The Age of Realism,
  • 9 - The Legacy of Han.
  • There are also chronological lists, a select bibliography and an index.

Weight 0.70 Kg. Airmail postage to Asia Pacific countries: $8, to Central Asia, Europe & the Middle East: $12 and to Africa and North & South America: $18. Surface mail worldwide: $7. Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by: Cardinal London, 1973.

Condition: Very Good. Paperback.


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