Records of the Grand Historian : Han Dynasty, Volume 2

Records of the Grand Historian : Han Dynasty, Volume 2

Book Title: Records of the Grand Historian : Han Dynasty, Volume 2

Author: Roel Sterckx

Format: Paperback | 505 pages

Publication Date: 26 Sep 2017

ISBN-13: 9780231081672

This second volume of the history of the Han dynasty consists of chapters dealing principally with the reign of Emperor Wu, one of the most energetic and strong-willed of China's Rulers. Here the historian is chronicling events he has witnessed and writing of the men he personally knows or has known. In Nagano Hozan's (1783-1837) words, He makes us see in our minds the character of the men of the time, and this is why he is a great historian.: