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China under the empress dowager

eing the history of the life and times of Tz u Hsi

by John Otway Percy Bland

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • China,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled from state papers and the private diary of the comptroller of her household
    ContributionsBackhouse, E. (Edmund), Sir, 1873-1944. jt. comp
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS763 T8 B5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 525 p. :
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25914934M
    OCLC/WorldCa609776374

    The Empress Dowager Cixi lived a remarkable life that is fully captured in Jung Chang’s biography EMPRESS DOWAGER CIXI: THE CONCUBINE WHO LAUNCHED MODERN CHINA. Formally, Cixi had no power, but she succeeded in mounting a coup against the regents with Empress Zhen, the late emperor’s principal wife, before he was buried. Get this from a library! China under the Empress dowager: the history of the life and times of Tzu Hsi. [J O P Bland; E Backhouse, Sir].

    About Empress Dowager Cixi. A New York Times Notable Book Empress Dowager Cixi (–) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous. Mar 01,  · The image of Cixi as a cruel and greedy tyrant gained historical traction in , when Backhouse and another British journalist, J.O.P. Bland, published the book China Under the Empress Dowager Author: Amanda Fiegl.

    Oct 11,  · An extract from Jung Chang's new book about the concubine who came to rule China 23 Sep The key challenge that faced China during Cixi’s lifetime was the growing might of the European powers.4/5. Get this from a library! China under the empress dowager: being the history of the life and times of Tzŭ hsi, compiled from state papers and the private diary of .


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China Under the Empress Dowager: Being the History of the Life and Times of Tzŭ Hsi. John Otway Percy Bland, Sir Edmund Backhouse.

J.B. Lippincott, - China - pages. Inhe published a history, China Under the Empress Dowager and inAnnals and Memoirs of the Court of Peking, both with British journalist J.O.P. Bland. With these books he established his reputation as an oriental scholar.

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For decades, the Empress Dowager Cixi was described as a devious and depraved tyrant, based largely on the writings of people who did not even know her, including J.O.P. Bland and Edmund Backhouse. However, contemporary accounts by Der Ling and Katherine Carl, as well as later scholarship by Hugh Trevor-Roper and Sterling Seagrave, paint a very different picture.

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This girl, both through good fortune and unyielding determination, would rise to power in China, becoming the Dowager Empress, ruling as the queen regent from until her death inone of.

Oct 25,  · I n her concluding judgment on the character and achievements of Cixi, the Qing dynasty's legendary empress dowager, Jung Chang observes: "In some four. Feb 01,  · One of the most popular and controversial Chinese history books ever written, this account explores the Forbidden City during the reign of Empress Dowager Cixi ( ).

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