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Ancestors characters é eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Frank Ching ó 7 download Frank Ching brings to life 900 years of Chinese history through his own fascinating family tree Beginning with his search for the grave of his first recorded ancestor the 11th century poet in Guan and ending with a moving account of his relationship with his father a victim of China's hist. This book specifies past of a single family though influential and learned Most of the members of the family were uite educated and were betowed with high rank Govt responsibilities This book is a good summary of ancient civil service structure of China how the officials were selected how they were promoted and sometime demoted It shows how people struggled to get important postsHowever I didn t like this book much I was expecting to read and learn about culture social life and norms of common chink about their daily issues and overall history of the commoners which this book failed to accomplish


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  • Paperback
  • 544
  • Ancestors
  • Frank Ching
  • English
  • 28 February 2020
  • 9781846041778