Records of the Grand Historian

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Author  Qian Sima
Publisher  Columbia University Press
Publication Date   April 15, 1993
ISBN  0231081650
Pages  496

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Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His Shiji, or Records of the Grand Historian, documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time. These three volumes cover the Qin and Han dynasties.

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