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Published: 07 June 2018

472 Pages | 12 illus.


ISBN: 9780190886950

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The Confucian-Legalist State: A New Theory of Chinese History

Dingxin Zhao

Oxford Studies in Early Empires

  • Utilizes a previously unpublished study to explore a controversial theory of macro-historical social change.
  • One of the only books in English to expand upon the history of ancient China in a systematic manner.
  • Proposes a new theory of social change and analyzes the patterns of Chinese history in relationship with Western Imperialism.