Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I

Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I


By (author) Sima Qian, Translated by Burton Watson


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  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 147mm x 224mm x 33mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 15 February 1996
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0231081650
  • ISBN 13: 9780231081658
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd ed.
  • Illustrations note: maps
  • Sales rank: 289,883

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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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