Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors
The Reign-by-reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial ChinaBook - 1998
Spanning over 2000 years, from the great First Emperor, buried with his terracotta army in the 3rd Century BC, to the last emperor, enthroned in the Forbidden City in 1911, this book details the lives and personalities of all 157 Chinese emperors. Weathering centuries of violent change, the Chinese emperor remained at the centre of the largest political unit in the world, the Middle Kingdom.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1998
Branch Call Number: 951 P18c
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm