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Princes of Jade by  William  Edmund; MacQuitty - Paperback - 1973 - from librarius and Biblio.com

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Princes of Jade

by Capon, Edmund; MacQuitty, William

Condition: Very Good


London: Sphere Books Ltd, 1973. Soft cover. Very Good. Sphere Books Ltd, 1973. ISBN: 0351154973. Large illustrated card cover. Very good condition; minor edgewear. In this fascination book, Edward Capon uses the lives of the Jade Princes, discovered during the excavation of the Man Ch'eng tombs in 1968, to provide an amazing account of China in the age of the first of the great ruling dynasties. He examines wars and politics that gave birth to the Han state, the triumph of Conficianism, the ritual magnificence of the Han Court, the rhythms of the countryside, the tramp of armies from the Great Wall of China in the north to the Gulf of Tonkin fifteen hundred miles to the south, and the flowering of the arts. He traces also how the Confucian beliefs adopted by the Han Dynasty became part of the culture and still remain essential to an understanding of modern Chinese society. Contents: Prince of Han; China before the Han Dynasty; Mind over Matter: from Confucius to Lao Tzu; The Han Dynasty; The Court of the Son of Heaven; Everyday Life in Han China; Han Imperialism: China and the West; Art and Culture: the Age of Realism; and The Legacy of Han. Also included Chronological Lists, Select Bibliography and Index. Photographs throughout. 24.5 x 18 cm. 192 pp. Librarius is a small UK based business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.



  • Bookseller: librarius GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002099
  • Title: Princes of Jade
  • Author: Capon, Edmund; MacQuitty, William
  • Format/binding:Soft cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10:0351154973
  • ISBN 13:9780351154973
  • Publisher: Sphere Books Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1973
  • Keywords: ASIA_HISTORY Asian China Chinese Art Artifacts Archeology Archeologicl History Guide Ancient far East Eastern Oriental Orient Buddhist Cultural revolution Revolt Art Han Dynasty Prince Liu Sheng Princess Tou Wan
  • Bookseller catalogs: Archeology;
  • Subjects: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology;

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