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The first emperor

Sima Qian

The first emperor

selections from the Historical Records

by Sima Qian

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Qin shi huang, -- Emperor of China, -- 259-210 B.C.,
  • China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C.,
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementtranslated with an introduction and notes by Raymond Dawson ; preface by K. E. Brashier.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesOxford World"s Classics
    ContributionsDawson, Raymond Stanley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS747.9.Q254 S56 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17853806M
    ISBN 109780199226344
    LC Control Number2007007676

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