Marina Warner The Dragon Empress

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The Dragon Empress

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Marina Warner
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (1993)
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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From 1861 to 1908 a woman, the Empress Dowager Tz u-hsi, born the daughter of a minor mandarin, held the supreme power in China. Opportunistic, ruthless, malicious, she ruled over four hundred million people. Marina Warner s biography lays bare her complex personality: her extreme conventionalism; her hatred of foreigners ; her passion for power and intrigue; her vanity and her delight in ritual; her extravagance and corruption and her love of gardens, painting and the theatre. THE DRAGON EMPRESS also portrays a China in rapid decline as poverty, civil war and foreign exploitation and invasion brought about the fall of the Ch ing dynasty. Bookseller Inventory # AAW9780099165910

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. From 1861 to 1908 a woman, the Empress Dowager Tz u-hsi, born the daughter of a minor mandarin, held the supreme power in China. Opportunistic, ruthless, malicious, she ruled over four hundred million people. Marina Warner s biography lays bare her complex personality: her extreme conventionalism; her hatred of foreigners ; her passion for power and intrigue; her vanity and her delight in ritual; her extravagance and corruption and her love of gardens, painting and the theatre. THE DRAGON EMPRESS also portrays a China in rapid decline as poverty, civil war and foreign exploitation and invasion brought about the fall of the Ch ing dynasty. Bookseller Inventory # AAW9780099165910

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Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099165910

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Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99165910

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