Daughter of heaven: the true story of the only woman to become Emperor of China

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Oneworld, Sep 25, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 271 pages
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Daughter of Heaven is the sensational true story of the only woman ever to rule China. She seduced her way to the throne of the most powerful empire in the world, she executed her enemies without mercy, and even murdered her own children for political gain, and she held a ruthless reign of terror for over fifty years. A gripping story of China's Cleopatra: a story of murder, sex, love, power, and revenge.

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I felt this was a little hard to follow, what with all the various similar-sounding names of individuals being mentioned. I'm sure it would make sense if you could read it in one sitting. By the time ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter One THE CALL OF HEAVEN
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Chapter Three THE LOTUS FLOWERS
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Chapter Four THE ART OF THE BEDROOM
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Nigel Cawthorne is a well-known historian whose book credits include -->-->Vietnam"-->-->: A War Lost and Won, Reaping the Whirlwind: The German and Japanese Experience of World War II", and History's Greatest Battles". He lives in -->-->England-->-->.

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