Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Publish date: 2013-10-29
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages no: 436
Edition language: English
, 19th Century
, Asian Literature
, Biography Memoir
This was way outside of my usual reading fare - I don't read a lot of non-fiction and I read very few books set in China. I am involved in a GR group, and we selected the Dowager Empress Cixi as an area of focus for the first part of the year, so I ended up reading this. It was, unfortunately, the o...
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