The Early Chinese Empires


Book Details

Author  Mark Edward Lewis
Publisher  Harvard University Press
Publication Date   June 30, 2009
Pages  334


In 221 B.C. the First Emperor of Qin unified what would become the heart of a Chinese empire whose major features would endure for two millennia. In the first of a six-volume series on the history of imperial China, Lewis highlights the key challenges facing the court officials and scholars who set about governing an empire of such scale and diversity.

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