The Pageant of Chinese History Author:Elizabeth Seeger Against the background of a rich and ancient culture, Miss Seeger paints in colorful, poetic prose the story of a great nation. A vast panorama it is - from about 3000 B.C. through the tragic years of the recent war, ending with the defeat of Japan - a vivid pageant of Chinese history. Taking the Chinese view as far as possible the author cove... more »rs the important aspects of Chinese civilization - an introductory history of a great people. Told in human terms, there emerges a vivid picture of the kind of people the Chinese have been, their family life, their culture, their humor and philosophy.
With this new printing the final chapter - added in June 1944 - is completely rewritten for 1946 to cover the revision made necessary by the march of events.« less