3 edition of The structure of power under the third emperor of Sung China found in the catalog.
The structure of power under the third emperor of Sung China
Karl F. Olsson
Written in English
|Statement||by Karl F. Olsson.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 51684 (D)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 264 leaves.|
|Number of Pages||264|
|LC Control Number||90954684|
Pu Yi, the last Emperor of China, was born into ridiculous privilege and almost worshipped as a child. He was de-throned when China became a republic, became a "puppet" emperor for the Japanese in Manchukuo, was captured by the Soviets at the end of WW2 and then imprisoned and "re-educated" by Chinese Communists under Mao/5. The First Emperor Of China: The Story of Qin Shihuang - in English and Chinese (Heroes Of China) (Volume 1) [Lin, Jillian, Meng, Shi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The First Emperor Of China: The Story of Qin Shihuang - in English and Chinese (Heroes Of China) (Volume 1)/5(7).
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In at the age of two, Henry Pu Yi ascended to become the last emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After revolutionaries forced Pu Yi to abdicate in , the young emperor lived for thirteen years in Peking’s Forbidden City, but with none of the power his birth afforded him/5(32). The second third of the book provides historical background to the Ch'in empire. Finally, the Ch'in empire - not just the first emperor - is discussed in the final third of the book. If While this book is titled "The First Emperor of China" and subtitled "the greatest archeological find of our time", the focus is neither exclusively on the 3/5(2).
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