This book reinterprets the rise of consumerism in terms of interaction between Europe and China 1400-1800.
History and Culture
Basil Gray’s publications on Chinese and Islamic art have done much to introduce these subjects to a European public. This first volume deals with Chinese painting and luxury art.
Few countries have been so transformed in recent decades as China. With a dynamically growing economy and a rapidly changing social structure, China challenges the West to understand the nature of its modernization.
Diversity is the spice of life, and the highly regarded Cultures of the World series celebrates just that in fully updated, and expanded editions.
An internationally recognized authority on Chinese history and a leading innovator in its telling, Cho-yun Hsu constructs an original portrait of Chinese culture.
Read online “Horæ sinicæ: translations from the popular literature of the Chinese” by Robert Morrison, 1812. San-tsi-king: the three-character classic; on the utility and honour … Read more