China has definitely been frequently in the news lately. If you are curious about the world’s longest written history, you could spend an eternity reading books about the various dynasties. Or you can read The Shortest History of China in an afternoon and understand our number one trade partner’s history in a flash.
Beginning about 780,000 years ago and continuing to 2020, The Shortest History of China at 252 pages is amazingly compact for packing in so many details. Some of the eras depicted are sure to incite further research. Overall, a fast and easy way to learn about China and how it became the megapower it is today. 4.5 stars!
Thanks to The Experiment and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for my honest review.