Selections From Records Of The Historian


A collection of 18 translated stories from the Chinese masterpiece - Records of the Historian by Sima Qian (born 145 BCE). Most Chinese consider the Records of the Historian to be among the greatest classics from traditional China. The stories are based on historical research but written in a highly accessible and entertaining manner. Each chapter features a prominent Chinese figure and provides insight into the politics, society and palace intrigues of the different eras in Chinese history. This volume includes the English translation and the original Chinese text.

  • New Paperback 14*20.5 cm, 497 pp.


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Condition: New
ISBN: 7119028936
Shipping Weight: 1.4lbs
Published: 2001
ISBN-13: 9787119028934

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