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Dragon Lady: The Life and Legend of the Last Empress of China

Seagrave, Sterling

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ISBN 10: 0679402306 / ISBN 13: 9780679402305
Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1992
Usado Condición: Very Good Hardcover
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0679402306 With the collaboration of Peggy Seagrave. Endpapers are decorated with a map of China 1868 - 1908. Stated First Edition. Publication date on title page. 601 pp. Includes bibliographical references and index. Gold paper covered boards with red cloth binding on the spine. Bright gold gilt printing in a black box on the spine. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. Dust jacket has no chips or tears. Price is intact on the front flap of the jacket. Tzu Hsi (1835-1908) is remembered as one of history's monsters, but that image is false."The first complete reappraisal of the empress -- exposing Backhouse's writings about her as a major hoax and forgery, and establishing that the most important Western correspondent in Peking during her reign -- Dr. George Morrison of the London Times -- kept a secret diary contradiciting his own dispatches about Tzu Hsi.". N° de ref. de la librería 000273

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Título: Dragon Lady: The Life and Legend of the Last...

Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First Edition.

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The author of The Soong Dynasty gives us our most vivid and reliable biography yet of the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, remembered through the exaggeration and falsehood of legend as the ruthless Manchu concubine who seduced and murdered her way to the Chinese throne in 1861.


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"An all-out revisionist assault on the established perception of Tzu Hsi...Seagrave provides as sad and outrageous a record of imperialism as can be found anywhere in the world."
--The San Francisco Chronicle

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