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Titel: Imperial Warlord (Sinica Leidensia)
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Though denigrated by later generations, Cao Cao was a military and political hero of China, restoring a measure of order from the ruins of Later Han. From historical records and his own writings, this book reinterprets his life and achievements. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_9004185224
Inhaltsangabe: The warlord Cao Cao, founder of the Three Kingdoms state of Wei, is most commonly known through the romantic tradition of the novel Sanguo yanyi and other dramatic fictions, which portray him as cruel and vicious. In fact, however, Cao Cao was a fine strategist and politician who restored a measure of order after the political turmoil and civil war that brought the end of Han.The present work offers a detailed account of Cao Cao's life and times, using historical materials and the man's own words from official proclamations and personal poetry. Exceptionally for such a distant time, there is sufficient information in the texts to provide a rounded interpretation of one of the great characters of early China.
Über den Autor: Rafe de Crespigny, Ph.D. (1968) of the Australian National University, is Professor of Asian Studies at that university and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He has published monographs, translations and many articles on China, including A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (Brill, 27).
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