search for books and compare prices
cover image
Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Hardcover | Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Thames & Hudson
Publication date November 1, 1998
Pages 224
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780500050903
ISBN-10 0500050902
Dimensions 1 by 8 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.30 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $34.95
Summaries and Reviews
Traces the history of China from 221 B.C. through 1911 A.D., describing the political and social challenges and contributions of each ruler (view table of contents) description: Product Description: Spanning over 2,000 years, from the great 'First Emperor', buried with his terracotta army in the 3rd century BC, to the last emperor, enthroned in the Forbidden City in 1911, Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors details the fascinating lives and personalities of all 157 Chinese emperors. In addition to timelines detailing the major events of every reign, this book includes each emperor's name in Chinese calligraphic script, and a datafile for each emperor listing key information, such as name at birth and imperial wives and concubines.

Book cover for 9780500050903
The price comparison is for this edition
from Thames & Hudson (November 1, 1998)
9780500050903 | details & prices | 224 pages | 8.00 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.30 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Traces the history of China from 221 B.
Book cover for 9780500287644
from Thames & Hudson (April 6, 2009)
9780500287644 | details & prices | 224 pages | 7.50 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Spanning more than two thousand years, from the first emperor, buried with his terra-cotta army in the third century BC, to Puyi, the four-year-old last emperor, here is the entire history of China told through the stories of its all-powerful rulers.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. is not a bookseller, just an information source.