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Empress Wu the Great

Author: X L Woo
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woo, X.L.
Empress Wu the Great.
New York : Algora Pub., ©2008
(DLC) 2008031633
Named Person: Wu hou, Empress of China; Wu hou, Empress of China.; Wu hou, Empress of China
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: X L Woo
ISBN: 9780875866628 087586662X 9780875866604 0875866603
OCLC Number: 277069734
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 173 pages)
Contents: Origins of a future sovereign --
The Wu family --
Wu's father rises from a merchant to a nobleman --
Mr. Wu marries up --
Mr. Wu becomes a governor --
Mr. Wu departs this realm --
The establishment of the tang dynasty --
Mr. Wu's sponsor becomes the second emperor of the tang dynasty --
Empress Changsun and a few of the courtiers --
Miss Wu becomes an imperial concubine --
The sons vie for the succession --
Selecting the crown prince --
Introduction to the crown prince --
Sent to a nunnery --
The new emperor reigns --
Empress Wang gets Wu back to the palace --
Empress Wang and concubine Xiao unite against concubine Wu --
Concubine Wu fights back --
The courtiers take sides --
Empress Wang and her supporters take a mis-step --
Empress Wang and the crown prince are removed --
Wu becomes empress --
From empress to empress dowager --
Advancing supporters and annihilating opponents --
Taking part in politics --
The pleasures of traveling --
Relationship with her children --
The empress dowager consolidates her power --
Standing at the top --
View from the summit --
Rebellions --
The largest rebellion --
The rebellions of the Princes Li --
Other rebellions --
Abuse of power at every level --
Picking favorites --
Naming a successor --
Empress Wu's favorites --
Relations with other nations --
Tibet --
Korea --
The Tujue clan --
Japan and Arabia --
Famous legends about Empress Wu --
Face reading --
Flowers blooming in winter --
Other legends.
Responsibility: X.L. Woo.

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