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The Resource Empress Wu the Great : Tang dynasty China, X L. Woo, (electronic resource)

Empress Wu the Great : Tang dynasty China, X L. Woo, (electronic resource)

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Empress Wu the Great : Tang dynasty China
Title
Empress Wu the Great
Title remainder
Tang dynasty China
Statement of responsibility
X L. Woo
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
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MiAaPQ
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non fiction
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Empress Wu the Great : Tang dynasty China, X L. Woo, (electronic resource)
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Empress Wu the Great : Tang dynasty China, X L. Woo, (electronic resource)
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Contents
Origins of a future sovereign -- The Wu family -- Wu's father rises from a merchant to a nobleman -- Mr. Wu marries up -- Mr. Wu becomes a governor -- Mr. Wu departs this realm -- The establishment of the tang dynasty -- Mr. Wu's sponsor becomes the second emperor of the tang dynasty -- Empress Changsun and a few of the courtiers -- Miss Wu becomes an imperial concubine -- The sons vie for the succession -- Selecting the crown prince -- Introduction to the crown prince -- Sent to a nunnery -- The new emperor reigns -- Empress Wang gets Wu back to the palace -- Empress Wang and concubine Xiao unite against concubine Wu -- Concubine Wu fights back -- The courtiers take sides -- Empress Wang and her supporters take a mis-step -- Empress Wang and the crown prince are removed -- Wu becomes empress -- From empress to empress dowager -- Advancing supporters and annihilating opponents -- Taking part in politics -- The pleasures of traveling -- Relationship with her children -- The empress dowager consolidates her power -- Standing at the top -- View from the summit -- Rebellions -- The largest rebellion -- The rebellions of the Princes Li -- Other rebellions -- Abuse of power at every level -- Picking favorites -- Naming a successor -- Empress Wu's favorites -- Relations with other nations -- Tibet -- Korea -- The Tujue clan -- Japan and Arabia -- Famous legends about Empress Wu -- Face reading -- Flowers blooming in winter -- Other legends
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Extent
viii, 175 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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