Wu: The Chinese Empress who schemed, seduced and murdered her way to become a living God

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ISBN-10: 1909771104
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Jonathan Clements is currently a Visiting Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. His books include histories of Beijing and the Silk Road, and biographies of Chairman Mao, Marco Polo and the diplomat Wellington Koo. The Chinese translation of his book on the First Emperor was published in in 2007. He was a consultant and interviewee on the National Geographic documentary Koxinga: A Hero’s Legacy, which drew heavily on his book Pirate King, and has appeared on many other programmes on Chinese and Japanese history for Channel Four, PBS and BBC Yesterday. His most recent works include The Art of War: A New Translation, which revisits Sun Tzu’s military classic, and Modern China: All That Matters, a study of contemporary issues facing the People’s Republic.

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  • Item Weight : 1.05 pounds
  • Paperback : 316 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1909771104
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1909771109
  • Publisher : Albert Bridge Books (December 24, 2014)
  • Language: : English
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bored with the Tudors? Explore the riveting story of Empress Wu, one of the greatest women in history.
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