Empress (Paperback)

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"McCune has recreated the splendor and intrigue of the imperial court in the Tang dynasty...giving us entertaining and informative access to a brilliant time and a complex woman."
JEFFREY RIEGEL
Chair, Department of East Asian Languages
University of California, Berkeley
Sweeping through exotic, turbulent seventh-century China, EMPRESS is the captivating epic of one extraordinary woman who would become the only female emperor in all of China's history. The story of Wu Jao, set against the backdrop of medieval China, reveals not only an age of horrifying barbarism, daring treachery, and precarious power, but also an eternal culture of sophistication and enlightenment.

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780449907498
SKU 30070899
Format Paperback
ISBN10 044990749X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 1.25T
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Editors Note "McCune has recreated the splendor and intrigue of the imperial court in the Tang dynasty...giving us entertaining and informative access to a brilliant time and a complex woman."JEFFREY RIEGELChair, Department of East Asian LanguagesUniversity of California, BerkeleySweeping through exotic, turbulent seventh-century China, EMPRESS is the captivating epic of one extraordinary woman who would become the only female emperor in all of China's history. The story of Wu Jao, set against the backdrop of medieval China, reveals not only an age of horrifying barbarism, daring treachery, and precarious power, but also an eternal culture of sophistication and enlightenment.
Editors Note 1 Following its heroine from concubine to ruler of China, Empress sweeps through the exotic, turbulent century of the Tang dynasty--and the life of an extraordinary woman. An epic in the bestselling traditions of The Tokaido Road and Silk Road.
Editors Note 2 "McCune has recreated the splendor and intrigue of the imperial court in the Tang dynasty...giving us entertaining and informative access to a brilliant time and a complex woman."JEFFREY RIEGELChair, Department of East Asian LanguagesUniversity of California, BerkeleySweeping through exotic, turbulent seventh-century China, EMPRESS is the captivating epic of one extraordinary woman who would become the only female emperor in all of China's history. The story of Wu Jao, set against the backdrop of medieval China, reveals not only an age of horrifying barbarism, daring treachery, and precarious power, but also an eternal culture of sophistication and enlightenment.
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Number of Pages 0500
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