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To know more in depth

For those of you who want to learn more in depth, or who want to have some web resources at hand, I have prepared a selection of web resources related to the different units.

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Week 1. Unit 1. The name of China

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Week 1. Unit 2. China’s Historical boundaries

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Week 1. Unit 3. China’s land

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Week 1. Unit 4. China and the silk roads

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  • The silk road
    Melvyn Bragg discusses the silk road with Tim Barrett, Professor of East Asian History at the School of Oriental and African Studies; Naomi Standen, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies at Newcastle University; Frances Wood is Head of the Chinese Section at the British Library.

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Week 1. Unit 5. China in World History

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  • Papermaking (Link provided by Cal DS)
    Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta.

  • Suzanne M. M. Young et alt. The earliest use of iron in China, published in Metals in antiquity, ed. by Suzanne M. M. Young, A. Mark Pollard, Paul Budd and Robert A. Ixer (BAR international series,792), Oxford: Archaeopress, 1999, pp. 1-9.

eBooks: Kindle Edition
This bibliography only includes e-Books. The link for each book enables you to “Look inside” the Contents and a sample of pages.

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The European Discovery of China

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