Roel Sterckx, "Sages, Cooks, and Flavours in Warring States and Han China
," Monumenta Serica 54 (2006): 9.
89) Liu An, The Huainanzi: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in early Han China
, translated by John S.
That island off China's southeastern coast, along with Tibet in the south, Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the west, Inner Mongolia in the north, and ethnic Korean communities along the Yalu River in the northeast, are seen from Beijing as border lands that must be secured for the sake of Han China
But what fascinates me in history above all perhaps, is to trace patterns of ideas, power and wealth, over the centuries and across the world--connections between Home and Han China
(page 34), for example, or in American foreign policy from the 18th century to today (page 14).
Representation of Childhood and Youth in Early China focuses on childhood in early China, particularly Han China
, with emphasis on the Former Han dynasty.
Manning offers examples of the variety of World History being practiced--the comparative economies of Han China
and the Roman Empire, gender studies of women as agents of the British Empire, diaspora work on Chinese laborers, biographies of travelers and explorers, and ecological studies of domestication and land use.
This integrated unit, intended for use with sixth or seventh graders, introduces students to the trading networks and geographic factors that influenced the maritime spice trade from southeast Asia to the Roman Empire and Han China
during the period 100 B.
Like Rome, Han China
provided the military might behind what has been called the pax sinica, which made the exchange of goods along the overland Silk Route feasible.
The idea that the type of textual fundamentalism that Dong advocated is in some sense equivalent to the interpretation of "mysterious phenomena" introduced above may seem jarring in a modern context, but Dong is proof that in Han China
these practices were closely linked.
While specialists in the modern histories of China, Japan, and Korea might wish for more detail in these chapters, compared to the quick coverage given to important early states or reign-periods such as Han China
or Heian Japan, the more recent decades of East Asian history do receive their fair share.
The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China
has written an irresistible account of how Heaven was conceived and depicted in the art of Han China
The empires of Han China
(206 BC-AD 220) and Rome together ruled over half the world's ancient population.
Wagner's main concern is to relate the archaeology of the iron industry in Han China
to the introduction of the iron monopoly and to the famous debate on state involvement in industry reported in the Discourses on Salt and Iron of 81 B.
For some, the only alternative way forward will be to join the economically vigorous yet relatively bland mainstream of Han China