The Last Great Empress of China

By: Haldane, Charlotte

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Biography of Tzu Hsi the last great Empress of traditional China - vilified in the foreign press as a cunning, treacherous, sex-crazed despot, but who actually reformed China from a medieval to modern country - building railways, championing women's rights and abolishing medieval methods of torture. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Green decorated leatherette boards with gilt lettering to spine. 336 pages.

Title: The Last Great Empress of China

Author Name: Haldane, Charlotte

Categories: The Victorians & the Empire,

Publisher: London, Heron: 1968

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 057581

Keywords: , History, China,