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Review: Empress Dowager Cixi: China's Last Dynasty And The Long Reign Of A Formidable Concubine: Legends And Lives During The Declining Days Of The Qing DynastyUser Review - Delicious Strawberry - Goodreads
Even before Cixi died, there were many rumors and speculations floating around her. It was all too easy to use her as a scapegoat and point the finger at her for the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, when ... Read full review
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