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This book brings together ninety extracts of Western non-fiction about China, many of which have been out of print for centuries. Authors include Marco Polo, Adam Smith, Somerset Maugham, Pearl Buck, and Sheryl WuDunn. Topics covered include female infanticide, secular politics, cannibalism, Confucianism, and human rights.
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Colin Mackerras is at Griffith University.Review:
`Like most anthologies, Professor Mackerras' collection is one to dip into rather than read cover to cover. The notes are informative and perceptive'
The Royal Society for Asian Affairs
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110195918924
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195918924