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The Dragon Empress:  Life and Times of Tz'u-hsi 1835-1908 Empress Dowager of China
The Dragon Empress Life and Times of Tz'u-hsi 1835-1908 Empress Dowager of China
Author: Marina Warner
This compelling study, as it analyzes the decline of the Celestial Empire and examines the concepts and rituals of its people, lays bare the complex personality of Tz'u-hsi, the woman: her passion for power and intrigue; her obsession with ritual and ceremony; her love of gardens, painting, and the theater; her excessive vanity and extravagance...  more »
ISBN: 387397
Publication Date: 1972
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Publisher: The MacMillan Co.
Book Type: Hardcover
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