What Life Was Like in the Land of the Dragon: Imperial China, Ad 960-1368

What Life Was Like in the Land of the Dragon: Imperial China, Ad 960-1368 By Time-Life Books, What Life Was Like in the Land of the Dragon Imperial China Ad Drawing on art artifacts and literature that was left behind these richly illustrated volumes recount captivating tales of everyday life in long ago vanished worlds
  • Title: What Life Was Like in the Land of the Dragon: Imperial China, Ad 960-1368
  • Author: Time-Life Books
  • ISBN: 9780783554587
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What Life Was Like in the Land of the Dragon: Imperial China, Ad 960-1368 By Time-Life Books, Drawing on art, artifacts, and literature that was left behind, these richly illustrated volumes recount captivating tales of everyday life in long ago vanished worlds.
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    1. Although the title is somewhat misleading, this works very well as a comprehensive overview of the Song and Yuan Dynasties It starts with the formation of the Song following the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period, the conquest of northern China by the Jurchens which led to the diminished Southern Song, the conquest of all of China by the Mongols, and the end of the Yuan Dynasty.One interesting tidbit I learned was the story of former empress Meng, who contributed to the survival of the Song [...]


    2. The art in this book is fantastic, I loved it The text isn t as good That is probably a reflection of the style of book this is, flashy short this isn t a nuanced history that takes a complex and objective view of Chinese history, it reads like a rather sensational type of documentary Still interesting, especially some of the insets about particular topics, like children or poetry.


    3. An engagingly written popularizing work on what might be the most dynamic and fascinating period in premodern Chinese history the Song dynasty and its nomadic competitors and successors The narrative is lively and richly illustrated with some of the magnificent art and artifacts from that time.That said, though, there is an odd lack of focus or consciousness about the choice of beginnings and endings Though it purports to treat what life was like , and does indeed offer some illuminating insight [...]


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