Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. First Printing. Trade Paperback. Rare. Used - Good/Very Good. Ex-private library (French Centre for Research on Contemporary China). Stamp to fore edge and to title page. Text block clean and unmarked. Binding tight and square. Illustrations in black and white. Endnotes. Bibliography. 14 x 21.5 cm. 268 pp. Item #13751
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.