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 is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, where he has taught for thirty years. He has been awarded MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Search for Modern China won the Lionel Gelber Award and the Kiriyama Book Prize.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679720744
ISBN-10: 067972074X
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: October 22nd, 1988
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Vintage