Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors


Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors

The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China

  1. Ann Paludan
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  • ISBN 9780500287644
  • 25.40 x 19.10 cm
  • Paperback
  • 224pp
  • 368 Illustrations, 126 in colour
  • First published 2008
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An essential dual-purpose handbook on imperial China: a highly readable popular history and a unique work of reference.


Contents include:
• Biographical accounts of all 157 emperors of China
• Timelines throughout with visual guides to the length and
    important events of each emperor's reign
• Datafiles for every emperor listing key information
• Extensive quotations from contemporary sources
• Many special features ranging from the Great Wall to the
    Opium War
• Maps detailing, for example, the Silk Roads and the
    maritime expeditions of the Ming Dynasty

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