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Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors Ann Paludan

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors By Ann Paludan

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors by Ann Paludan


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Summary

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.

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors Summary

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China by Ann Paludan

Spanning 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.

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors Reviews

'Fabulous . . . an engaging account of Chinese history, with innumerable diversions into culture and daily life' - China Review

About Ann Paludan

Ann Paludan lived in Beijing from 1972 to 1976, and has returned regularly since. Her other books include The Imperial Ming Tombs, The Chinese Spirit Road, Chinese Tomb Figurines and Chinese Sculpture: A Great Tradition.

Table of Contents

The Early Empires 221BC-AD220 * Confusion, Reunification and the Golden Age AD220-907 * Chaos, Diplomacy and Invasion AD907-1368 . Revival and Collapse AD1368-1911

Additional information

GOR005632630
9780500287644
0500287643
Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China by Ann Paludan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
20081201
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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