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  • Author:
    Jonathan Fenby
  • ISBN:
    1847244068
  • ISBN13:
    978-1847244062
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  • Publisher:
    Quercus Publishing Plc; First American Edition edition (January 22, 2008)
  • Pages:
    256 pages
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He is the author of books on Europe and Asia and of many articles on both continents. His survey of contemporary France, On The Brink, was universally hailed by critics.

Books online: The Dragon Throne: China's Emperors from the Qin to the Manchu, 2008, Fishpond. He is the author of books on Europe and Asia and of many articles on both continents.

Walau bagaimanapun,saya mengagumi usaha penulis,Jonathan Fenby. Saya menganggap buku ini ditulis sebagai buku pengenalan kepada sesiapa sahaja yang mungkin selepas ini mahu mengkaji dengan lebih mendalam setiap dinasti yang wujud di China. Juga,buku ini bagus dipenulis,Jonathan Dragon Throne merupakan sebuah buku sejarah ringkas yang menerangkan dinasti-dinasti utama yang wujud dan memerintah China.

They were the most powerful rulers on earth. The mighty Qin Shi Huangdu (r. 221-210 BC), who began the construction of the Great Wall

They were the most powerful rulers on earth. 221-210 BC), who began the construction of the Great Wall. The long-lived Han emperor Wudi (r. 141-87 BC), who developed China as a centralized Confucian state. The soldier-scholar Yongle (r. 1402-24 AD), who raised the Ming dynasty to its military peak. The dowager empress Cixi (r. 1861-1908 AD), who rose from humble Manchu origins to rule over all China. In The Dragon Throne, Jonathan Fenby tells the extraordinary story of imperial China through its 157 emperors, from Qin Shi Huangdu, who crushed his.

Select Format: Hardcover. They were the most powerful rulers on earth.

From 221 BC - when Shi Huangdi, First Emperor and founding father of Chinese imperial history, unified a large part of the Han Chinese homeland - until 1911, when imperial China collapsed in revolutionary chaos, China was ruled by a succession of powerful imperial dynasties. The Dragon Throne tells their rich, complex and often turbulent story, from the inception of the Qin dynasty to the fall of the Manchu in the early 20th century. China's imperial dynasties display a recurring pattern of birth, growth, prosperity and collapse due to external pressures.

In The Dragon Throne, Jonathan Fenby tells the extraordinary story of imperial China through its 157 emperors, from Qin Shi Huangdu, who crushed his rivals to take supreme power as the first emperor in 221BC, until the final.

In The Dragon Throne, Jonathan Fenby tells the extraordinary story of imperial China through its 157 emperors, from Qin Shi Huangdu, who crushed his rivals to take supreme power as the first emperor in 221BC, until the final collapse of the faltering Manchu dynasty amidst the revolutionary chaos of the early twentieth century.

A fortnight after the evacuation at Dunkirk some 150,000 British troops were still stuck in France. As the German advance thundered west these Allied soldiers and airmen were faced with a mad dash to the coast in the hope that a troop-ship awaited them there. Gripping and moving, LANCASTRIA tells one of the great forgotten stories of the Second World War.

From 221 BC - when Shi Huangdi, First Emperor and founding father of Chinese imperial history, unified a large part of the Han Chinese homeland - until 1911, when imperial China collapsed in revolutionary chaos, China was ruled by a succession of powerful imperial dynasties. The Dragon Throne tells their rich, complex and often turbulent story, from the inception of the Qin dynasty to the fall of the Manchu in the early 20th century. China's imperial dynasties display a recurring pattern of birth, growth, prosperity and collapse due to external pressures. A number of powerful emperors left a particularly strong imprint on this troubled history, whether as conquerors, consolidators, tyrants, reformers or reactionaries. At the heart of The Dragon Throne are vivid profiles of such emperors as Shi Huangdi, who began the construction of the Great Wall; Han Wudi, the Han emperor who developed China as a centralized Confucian state; Kublai Khan, the first emperor of the Mongol Yuan dynasty, and Hongwu, the founder of the Ming dynasty