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Published: 16 November 2017

442 Pages

234x156mm

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