Read to Sleep
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Oct 22, 1988
| ISBN 9780679720744
Jul 25, 2012
| ISBN 9780307823069
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Oct 22, 1988 | ISBN 9780679720744
Jul 25, 2012 | ISBN 9780307823069
A remarkable re-creation of the life of K’ang-hsi, emperor of the Manchu dynasty from 1661-1772, assembled from documents that survived his reign. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Jonathan D. Spence’s 11 books on Chinese history include The Gate of Heavenly Peace, Treason by the Book, and The Death of Woman Wang. He has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships and is professor emeritus of history at Yale University.
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