- By Renee Ting Qian Jifang

Chinese History Stories: Stories from the Imperial Era, 221 BC-AD 1912

  • Title: Chinese History Stories: Stories from the Imperial Era, 221 BC-AD 1912
  • Author: Renee Ting Qian Jifang
  • ISBN: 9781885008381
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Chinese History Stories Stories from the Imperial Era BC AD Foolish kings clever scholars brave generals and kindhearted princessesyou ll find them all in the rich and colorful history of China and in the stories told by generation after generation of Chin

    Foolish kings, clever scholars, brave generals, and kindhearted princessesyou ll find them all in the rich and colorful history of China, and in the stories told by generation after generation of Chinese people For thousands of years, the people of China have been enthralled and entertained by stories of real historical figures and events of the past, and have retold theFoolish kings, clever scholars, brave generals, and kindhearted princessesyou ll find them all in the rich and colorful history of China, and in the stories told by generation after generation of Chinese people For thousands of years, the people of China have been enthralled and entertained by stories of real historical figures and events of the past, and have retold the stories until they have become legendary Nineteen of the most important and fascinating tales were translated from their original Chinese for this two volume set of Chinese Historical Stories They represent the most entertaining, well known, and historically significant stories beloved by children and adults alike.Volume 1 presents stories of kings and queens, generals, battles, and courtiers from the Zhou Dynasty, when China was ruled by kings from 1046 BC to 221 BC Volume 2 is full of tales from the China s Imperial period, when Emperors ruled the unified nation, from 221 BC until 1911 AD.

    1 thought on “Chinese History Stories: Stories from the Imperial Era, 221 BC-AD 1912

    1. This claims to be stories based on historical events, but there are no sources listed, and they feel more like oral history than stories based on historical documents, and archeological sites. So calling this nonfiction might be a stretch, I simply do not know. The concept is excellent. Present a number of I'm assuming, famous stories from Chinese history. It should be more interesting than a dreary listing of dates, places and birth/death dates. Well, the stories are certainly more interesting. [...]

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