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ZiZhiTongJian is a historical masterpiece written by Sima Guang and his assistants Liu Shu, Liu Bin, Fanzu Yu, Sima Kang and so on for 19 years in Song Dynasty, is Chinas first chronological General History of unprecedented scale. The book is a total of 294 volumes, about 300 million words. It records the history of the period from 23 years (403 years)of Zhou Wei Lie Wang to Hou Zhou Xiande six years (959 years), covering the history of 1362. Different from Shi Ji, Sima Qians goal is emphasizing on Heaven relationships and the law of dynastic change. Sima Guangs purpose of ZiZhiTongJian is more realistic, he want to ""borrow the previous rise and fall to test todays gain and lose."" Therefore, in terms of the subject, there is no doubt that the political history which can provide rulers with reference occupy the most important position. ZiZhiTongJian attaches great importance to the politics of corruption, and emaphsizes mostly both on the bright and dark period and also attaches great importance to the war. Recording in detail the power shift, the successes and failures of our governance, substitution of system, and in and out of talents, which is also the essence of the book. Different from biography, when describing something, ZiZhiTongJian can present the whole picture, and the process of development.
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Book Description Zhonghua Book Company; No. 1 (March 1, 2007), 2007. Soft cover. Condition: New. Language:Chinese.Author:BEN SHE,YI MING.Binding:Soft Cover.Publisher:Zhonghua Book Company; No. 1 (March 1, 2007). Seller Inventory # 120509
Book Description Zhonghua Book Company, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M7101055168