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Appreciating Older Books - Pearl S. Buck's Imperial Woman - And Win a Free Book!

There is probably no more controversial “character” in Chinese history than Cixi (1835-1908), the last Empress of China. While she was technically only a Dowager Empress for most of her 47 years on the throne, after an ineffectual husband, a son who died young, and a disinterested and disastrous “adopted” son, Cixi wielded the real power of the dragon throne longer than most men in Chinese history,  before her or since. 970 more words

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Cixí, la emperatriz, de Jung Chang

Hola a todos, os dejo una reseña que hice este verano para Best Seller Español sobre una biografía muy al hilo de este blog y Los últimos días del imperio celeste: … 567 more words

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UN GRANDE FILM: L'ULTIMO IMPERATORE

Il film inizia mostrando un  treno al confine tra Unione Sovietica e Cina; trasporta criminali di guerra, accusati di avere collaborato con gli invasori giapponesi. Tra essi vi è Aisin Gioro Pu-Yi. 1,144 more words

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