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Published: 01 July 2018

432 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198733119

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Outstanding Academic Title 2018 - CHOICE

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Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Christopher Cullen

  • Many clear translations of original texts
  • Makes links between the topic of the book and ancient Chinese society and culture
  • Tells a continuous narrative spanning four centuries
  • Frequent comparisons with astronomy in the ancient western world

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