imperial china

Carpentry and Building in Late Imperial China
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Carpentry and Building in Late Imperial China

This volume deals with the world of carpenters and joiners in late Imperial China, discussing both the technical and the religious and ritual aspects of building.

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Imperial China 900-1800
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Imperial China 900-1800

This is a history of China for the 900-year time span of the late imperial period. A senior scholar of this epoch, F. W. Mote highlights the personal characteristics of the rulers and dynasties and probes the cultural theme of Chinese adaptations to recurrent alien rule.

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