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Dragon lady : the life and legend of the last empress of China
AuthorSeagrave, Sterling
Seagrave, Peggy
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherVintage Books
Date1993Phys. Desc.xv, 601 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberDS763.63.T96 S43 1993
... by Sterling Seagrave with the collaboration of Peggy Seagrave.
The author of The Soong Dynasty gives us our most vivid and reliable biography yet of the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, remembered through the exaggeration and falsehood of legend as the ruthless Manchu concubine who seduced and murdered her way to the Chinese throne in 1861.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [563]-576) and index.
Publisher description
Cixi 慈禧, Empress dowager of China, 1835-1908
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st Vintage Books ed.Rec. #383