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3
A History of Chinese Civilization
3.54
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Mar 02, 2009
 
4
History of China, Revised
3.35
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Mar 02, 2009
 
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The Destruction of the Medieval Chinese Aristocracy
4.17
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Aug 14, 2016
 
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
4.25
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Apr 07, 2016
 
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The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
3.56
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Oct 28, 2017
Sep 10, 2009
 
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India Before Europe
3.66
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Mar 16, 2016
 
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The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire
3.86
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Jan 29, 2011
 
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Chinese Martial Arts: From Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century
4.00
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May 30, 2011
 
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The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy
3.91
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Mar 16, 2016
 
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Emperor Huizong
4.25
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Mar 26, 2014
 
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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
4.26
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Nov 29, 2016
Nov 16, 2014
 
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Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers
3.64
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Aug 11, 2015
 
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A Bronze Age Landscape in the Russian Steppes: The Samara Valley Project (Monumenta Archaeologica)
5.00
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Nov 25, 2015
 
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The Silk Road: A New History
3.75
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Jan 18, 2013
 
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Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852-1912
3.98
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Quite uncharacteristically I was unable to finish this biography. As I recall (and it's been several years) I couldn't get past about page 150. It was ...more
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Aug 12, 2009
 
5
Vietnam at War
3.75
it was ok
The blurb on the dust jacket of my edition says that Vietnam At War is “a penetrating history of how the Vietnamese people experienced the wars for th ...more
Dec 12, 2010
May 22, 2010
 
2
The Hindus: An Alternative History
3.66
liked it
Just as my first exposure to Buddha came through the sieve of Gore Vidal’s Creation (see my review of Karen Armstrong’s Buddha - http://www.goodreads. ...more
Jan 02, 2010
Jul 06, 2009
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