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Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

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Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor's numerous concubines and sexual partners. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a palace coup against the regents appointed by her husband and made herself the real ruler of China - behind the throne, ...

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Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2014, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9780307456700

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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2014, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099532392

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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2014, Bolinda Audio Books, Tullamarine

ISBN-13: 9781486220199

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Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2014, Mai Tian

ISBN-13: 9789863441373

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Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2013, Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780307271600

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Empress Dowager CIXI: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2013, Random House Canada

ISBN-13: 9780307357540

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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2013, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224087438

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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
2013, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224087445

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