China's Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty (History of by Mark Edward Lewis,Timothy Brook

By Mark Edward Lewis,Timothy Brook

The Tang dynasty is usually referred to as China’s “golden age,” a interval of business, spiritual, and cultural connections from Korea and Japan to the Persian Gulf, and a time of unsurpassed literary creativity. Mark Lewis captures a dynamic period within which the empire reached its maximum geographical quantity lower than chinese language rule, portray and ceramic arts flourished, girls performed an immense position either as rulers and within the financial system, and China produced its most interesting lyric poets in Wang Wei, Li Bo, and Du Fu.

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