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New York: Free Press, 1993. rev. ed. 429p. bibliog. Ebrey brings together carefully chosen primary texts and documents, with helpful commentary, in order to illustrate Chinese social and intellectual history. Intended as a supplement to an undergraduate survey course, the book is also useful to the serious general reader. ), which emphasizes formal thought. Sections are arranged by dynasty, but with an introductory table listing selections by topic. There are extensive suggestions for further reading.
Ropp brings together thirteen thematic essays for students and readers with some general background. Subjects covered are: Western perceptions of China; early Chinese civilization; the evolution of government; laws and the rule of law in Chinese and Greek tradition; Confucian traditions and classics; Buddhist and Daoist traditions; science and medicine; women, marriage and the family; economic history in comparative perspective; late imperial social history in comparative perspective; Chinese art and its impact in the West; poetry in the Chinese tradition; and fiction.
Thanks also go to C. C. Cheng for the enlightened browsing policies at his Peking Book House and to Jeff Rice at Great Expectations, both in Evanston; to the Savvy Traveler and the Seminary Coop in Chicago; to Borders Books; and to the Stanford Bookstore in Palo Alto. Finally, I owe a great debt of thanks to the editorial team at ABC-Clio, especially Julia Goddard and Robert Neville, for their much tried patience and good professional advice over the five years we have worked on this project. Romanization and conventions Chinese write their language with Chinese characters (hanzi), place their family names first, but follow no general conventions when using Western languages.