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Records of the grand historian. Han dynasty

Author: Qian Sima; Burton Watson
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Series: Records of civilization, sources and studies, no. 65.; UNESCO collection of representative works., Chinese series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His "Shiji, " or "Records of the Grand Historian, " documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time. These three volumes cover the Qin and Han dynasties.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Qian Sima; Burton Watson
ISBN: 0231081642 9780231081641 0231081677 9780231081672 0231081650 9780231081658 0231081669 9780231081665
OCLC Number: 26674054
Notes: "A Renditions-Columbia University Press book."
Republished with romanization system changed from Wade-Giles to pinyin.
Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The beginning of the revolt. The vanquished. The victor. The great ministers. The disaffected. The loyal followers. The rulers. The empresses. The great families. The leader of the revolt. Some remarks on the Han peers. The eminent officials --
v. 2. Heaven, earth, and man. Statesmen, generals, and foreign peoples. The plotters of revolt. The collective biographies.
Series Title: Records of civilization, sources and studies, no. 65.; UNESCO collection of representative works., Chinese series.
Other Titles: Shi ji.
Responsibility: by Sima Qian ; translated by Burton Watson.

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Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His "Shiji," or "Records of the Grand Historian," documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to  Read more...

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