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    I was attracted to this book as a curiosity I close it impressed by the author's erudition and uniue approach to historiography Sunny Y Auyang i

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    It’s rather surprising that there has not been such a comparative study before of these two empires whose impact is still felt deeply in the world today They both were approximately the same size as the United States and comprised nearly half of the world’s population They had many similarities in their foun

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    Interesting book contrasting the Roman and Chinese empires I found it a bit hard to follow at times because I know nothing of Chinese history and geography and little of Roman era there are maps in the back but I forgot they were th

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characters È PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Sunny Y. Auyang

F in in 771 BCE and the foundation of the Roman Republic in 509 BCE The stories end with the fall of northern China in 316 CE and the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 CE each to a multitude of barbarian peoples originating from beyond its northern frontier In between those dates the author systematically juxtaposes the Realpolitik of ancient Rome and China to demonstrate.

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The parallelism explaining their respective ascents and falls The topics explored include nation formation state building empire building arts of government strategies of superpowers and decline and fall A companion website wwwchinaandromeorg features illustrated comparisons of dress housing leisure activities writing and other interesting examples of the two imperial cultures.

characters È PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Sunny Y. Auyang

This stimulating uniuely organized and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history The book's narrative is clear completely jargon free strikingly independent and addresses the complete cycles of two world empires It begins with the births of empire builders the investiture of the state o.