INDHOLD: Chronological table. – Reign periods of the Ming and Ch´ing Dynasties. – Before the dawn of history. – The Shang Dynasty. -The Chou Dynasty. – The period of the warring states. – The Ch´in and Han Dynasties. – The Six Dynasties. – The Sui and T´ang Dynasties. – The five dynasties and the Sung Dynasty. – The Yüan Dynasty. – The Ming Dynasty. – The Twentieths Century. – Notes to the text. – Books references and further reading. – List of illustrations.- Uindbundet. – Illustreret. – 256 sider. – Pænt eksemplar.