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    March 2013
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The First Authoritative Reference to Understanding China

By Feng Jun

China at your fingertips

A 700-page comprehensive and authoritative guide to everything you need to know about China, written and compiled for 7 years by the most knowledgeable scholars in their respective fields of expertise. With 9 broad sections and nearly 1000 entries, this encyclopedia provides a panoramic account of China’s geography, history, politics, economy, law and legal system, foreign relations, scientific and technological achievements, education, culture, art, and religion.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Geography
Section 2 Ancient and Imperial History
Section 3 Modern and Contemporary History
Section 4 Politics
Section 5 Economy
Section 6 Law
Section 7 Diplomacy
Section 8 Science and Technology
Section 9 Art, Culture, and Religion

About the Editor

Feng Jun is the former Vice President at the Renmin University of China, Professor and Dean at the School of Philosophy of the Renmin University of China, and Standing Vice Dean of the China Executive Leadership Academy. He was also a Senior Visiting Scholar at Oxford University in 1994. His areas of research cover Western philosophy, humanities, and cultural exchange. He has published several books, and more than fifty articles in renowned periodicals and key academic magazines in China.