Emperor of China: Self-Portrait of K'Ang-Hsi (Paperback)

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A remarkable re-creation of the life of K'ang-hsi, emperor of the Manchu dynasty from 1661-1772, assembled from documents that survived his reign. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.

About the Author


Jonathan D. Spence's 11 books on Chinese history include The Gate of Heavenly Peace, Treason by the Book, and The Death of Woman Wang. He has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships and is professor emeritus of history at Yale University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679720744
ISBN-10: 067972074X
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 22nd, 1988
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Vintage

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