Ten States, Five Dynasties, One Great Emperor: How Emperor Taizu Unified China in the Song Dynasty

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781628940725: Ten States, Five Dynasties, One Great Emperor: How Emperor Taizu Unified China in the Song Dynasty
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Drawn from Chinese classics of history, Hung Hing Ming's biographies introduce China's most emblematic historical figures and the cultural attributes fostered by China's ancient chronicles. This book is about one of the greatest emperors in Chinese history, Zhao Kuang Yin, founder of the Song Dynasty (960–1279). He is honored for having unified China in the extremely chaotic period of 'Five Dynasties and Ten States'.

This enjoyable little book introduces more of China's heroes and villains, highlighting a modest man yet a great emperor who brought peace and stability to the realm and saved the people from great suffering. Interwoven into the narrative of battles fought and alliances forged or flouted, we find examples of good leadership and bad, hot-headed fighters and disciplined warriors, and lessons on how to assess — and win — people's loyalty.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Hung Hing Ming studied English at China's most prestigious university and worked as an official interpreter and translator with the United Nations.

He taught English at Zhongshan University (Dr. Sun Yat San University), Guangzhou, as an associate professor and an instructor for graduate students in the Foreign Languages and Literature Department. He was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and at the University of Kansas from late 1984 to 1987, when he earned his Masters degree in linguistics before returning to Zhongshan University. In 1991, Mr. Hung moved to Hong Kong where he worked for international law firms for close to 20 years. Mr. Hung is writing a series of biographies to introduce some of China's most emblematic historical figures to the American public.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 22.95
US$ 31.17

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 9.64
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781628940732: Ten States, Five Dynasties, One Great Emperor: How Emperor Taizu Unified China in the Song Dynasty

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1628940735 ISBN 13:  9781628940732
Publisher: Algora Publishing, 2014
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hung Hing Ming
Published by Algora Publishing (2014)
ISBN 10: 1628940727 ISBN 13: 9781628940725
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Algora Publishing, 2014. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 220 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1628940727

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.17
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.64
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Hung Hing Ming
Published by Algora Publishing (2014)
ISBN 10: 1628940727 ISBN 13: 9781628940725
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Algora Publishing, 2014. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1628940727

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 43.84
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds