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Imperial China

Six Centuries of All-Powerful Dynasties

 

by Matthew Williams

 

This is the story of three powerful dynasties – Yuan, Ming and Qing – that ruled China from 1271 to 1911. They comprised all-powerful families who had claimed the 'Mandate of Heaven' as their God-given right to rule.

 

The quality of their leadership varies enormously, from accomplished military commanders to child-Emperors manipulated by the adults around them. Whoever was in control, the people of China were never given any say.

 

In this book we see how a succession of Emperors moulded China's character until the final collapse of the Imperial system in 1911.

 

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275 x 210 mm, 32 pages, softcover

 

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ISBN 978 086427 145 7

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