Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People

Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People

by Isaac Taylor Headland
     
 

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Classic work of history, written during the rule of the last Emperor of the Ching Dynasty.. According to the preface: "Until within the past ten years a study of Chinese court life would have been an impossibility. The Emperor, the Empress Dowager, and the court ladies were shut up within the Forbidden City, away from a world they were anxious to see, and which

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Classic work of history, written during the rule of the last Emperor of the Ching Dynasty.. According to the preface: "Until within the past ten years a study of Chinese court life would have been an impossibility. The Emperor, the Empress Dowager, and the court ladies were shut up within the Forbidden City, away from a world they were anxious to see, and which was equally anxious to see them. Then the Emperor instituted reform, the Empress Dowager came out from behind the screen, and the court entered into social relations with Europeans.”

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ISBN-13:
9781455418800
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
10/20/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
609 KB

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