Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors
The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China
By (author) Ann Paludan
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Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors by Ann Paludan
Book DescriptionSpanning over 2,000 years, "Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors" tells the history of China and its 157 rulers from the early empire of 221BC to the revolution, detailing in special features such diverse subjects as the Great Wall of China, the Silk Roads, Buddhism, the Mongols, the Ming Tombs, the Forbidden City and the Opium Wars. The book is illustrated with paintings, sculptures, woodcuts and portraits and maps. In addition, key information such as birthname and cause of death is given on each emperor, and timelines detail the major events of every reign. This is a book to read for pleasure, an essential reference volume for the home, school or library, and a source of discovery and inspiration on a culture that has enthralled people in the West throughout history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500287644
(254mm x 191mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ann Paludan
Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors, Hardback (September 1998)
Spanning over 2000 years, from the great First Emperor, buried with his terracotta army in the 3rd Century BC, to the last emperor, enthroned in the Forbidden City in 1911, this book details the lives and personalities of all 157 Chinese emperors.
Ming Tombs, Hardback (March 1992)» View all books by Ann Paludan
This volume aims to provide a concise and up-to-date description of one of China's most important archaeological sites.
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