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Famous Emperors in Chinese History(Imperial Cultures of China)(English edition)

Author:Shangguan Ping

Publication date:2010-08-01

ISBN:9787508518107

Language:English

Abstract:

China’s feudal society had a history of more than 2,000 years, and there are many Emperors who have influenced Chinese history and made contributions to Chinese civilization. This book chooses sixteen famous and important Emperors of Ancient China in different dynasties and narrates their legendary...
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China’s feudal society had a history of more than 2,000 years, and there are many Emperors who have influenced Chinese history and made contributions to Chinese civilization. This book chooses sixteen famous and important Emperors of Ancient China in different dynasties and narrates their legendary stories. This book features plain words, real and interesting stories along with numerous historical pictures, and by reading this book, readers will find themselves navigate the time shuttle and walk up to these Emperors. This book, as a key to Chinese history knowledge, will help foreign readers have a better understanding of the monarchic system in China’s feudal society and increase their interests in Chinese culture.

Book catalogue

  • Cover

    1
  • Titlepage

    2
  • 目录

    3
  • 插页

    4
  • PREFACE

    5
  • Ying Zheng: First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty Accomplishing National Unification

    6
  • Liu Bang of a Humble Origin: Founding Emperor of the Western Han Dynasty

    7
  • The Restoration of Emperor Guangwu of the Eastern Han Dynasty

    8
  • Cao Pi: A Monarch of the Wei Kingdom Known for His Literary Talent

    9
  • Sima Yan: Emperor of the Western Jin Dynasty Unifying the Country Again

    10
  • Xiao Yan: Emperor of the Southern Liang Dynasty Professing Buddhism

    11
  • Yuan Hong: Emperor of the Northern Wei Dynasty Carrying Out Radical Reforms

    12
  • Yang Guang: Emperor of the Sui Dynasty Craving for Grandeur and Success

    13
  • Li Shimin: Emperor of the Tang Dynasty Opening an Epoch of Peace and Prosperity

    14
  • Wu Zetian: Only Empress Regnant in Chinese History

    15
  • Yelü Abaoji: Founder of a Khitan Empire in North China

    16
  • Zhao Kuangyin of the Song Dynasty Running the Country with Civil Administration

    17
  • Wanyan Aguda: Founder of a Jurchen Empire in North China

    18
  • Temujin: Founder of the Mongol Empire

    19
  • Zhu Yuanzhang of the Ming Dynasty: From a Buffalo Boy to the Emperor

    20
  • Aisin Gioro Xuanye of the Qing Dynasty Known for His Military and Cultural Achievements

    21
  • Appendix: A Brief Chronology of Chinese History

    22
  • Copyright

    23
  • Backcover

    24

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