Selections from Records of the historian

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    Other titlesRecords of the historian.
    Statementwritten by Szuma Chien ; translated by Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang
    ContributionsYang, Xianyi, 1915-2009, Yang, Gladys
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 461 p.
    Number of Pages461
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    Open LibraryOL26909074M
    OCLC/WorldCa38237901

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Sima Qian (Szu-ma Chien; 司馬遷 c. or BC 86 BC) was a Chinese historian of the Han dynasty. He is considered the father of Chinese historiography for his work, the Records of the Grand Historian, a Jizhuanti-style (纪传体) general history of China, covering more than two thousand years from the Yellow Emperor to his time, during 4/5.

This book has also been published by The Commercial Press under the name, _Records of the the Historian_. It is a translation, by Hsien-yi Yang and Gladys Yang, of selections from one of the great, classic works of Chinese history.

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Selections from Records of the historian by Sima Qian; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, History; Places: China; Times: To B.C. Selections from records of the historian. Peking: Foreign Languages Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Sima, Qian, approximately approximately 86 B.C.

Selections from records of Selections from Records of the historian book historian. Peking: Foreign Languages Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Qian Sima; Qian Sima: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Selections from Records of the Historian in the three volume hardback book from Library of Chinese Classics.

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Origin and structure. The Records of the Grand Historian, Book of Han and Book of the Later Han, and the Records of the Three Kingdoms make up the four early historical texts of the Twenty-Four Histories canon.

The Records of the Three Kingdoms, also known as Sanguo zhi, contains 65 volumes and aboutChinese characters broken into three books. The Book of Wei contains 30 volumes, the Author: Chen Shou.

Sima Qian's Conquest of History. Author: Grant Hardy; Publisher: Columbia University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Sima Qian (c. B.C.E.) was China's first historian—he was known as Grand Astrologer at the court of Emperor Wu during the Han dynasty—and, along with Confucius and the First Emperor of Qin, was one of the creators of.

The First Emperor: Selections from the Historical Records by Sima Qian, translated by Raymond Dawson is an abridged version of Sima Qian's much longer Qian ( BCE) is known as the Grand Historian of China and an important resource on Chinese history.

His books are available in a set of four or two, and then there is this slim volume which provides a reader with a very.

Selections from Records of the Historian (The famous Chinese and foreign Series) (Chinese Edition) by Sima Qian it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published The Records of the Historian was written by Sima Qian ( BC), a great historian of the Western Han Dynasty ( BC AD) who dedicated his whole life to the book.

China's first historical work centering on people rather than events, it presents a general Chinese history of some 3, years, from the legendary Yellow Emperor to BC - the first year of the Yuanshou reign of Han Emperor Wu.

Sima Qian (?. BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His Shiji, or Records of the Grand Historian, documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time.

These three volumes cover the Qin and Han dynasties. Author of Shi ji, Sagi pyongnim, Shiki, Shih chi, Records of the grand historian of China, Les Mémoires historiques de Se-ma Tsʼien, The Grand.

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The Grand Scribe’s Records. Volume II. The Basic Annals of Han China by Ssu-ma Ch’ien (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, ; ISBN File Size: KB. Records of the Historian was ranked by Lu Xun, China's literary giant of the 20th century, as the country's leading work of history.

The 31 chapters for inclusion in the Selections are regarded as the most outstanding of those in the original work. Selections from Records of The Historian的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。Author: Szuma Chien. The Records of the Grand Historian (Chinese: Tàishǐgōng shū 太史公書), now known as the Shǐjì 史記 – (Scribe's records), is a monumental history of ancient China and the world finished around BC by the Han dynasty official Sima Qian after having been started by his father, Sima Tan, Grand Astrologer to the imperial work covers the world as it was then known to the Author: Sima Qian.

Selections From Records of the Historian Written by Sima Qian (the Han dynasty) English translation by Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang Published by Foreign Languages Press, Paperback: pages; dimensions (in inches): x x ISBN: 《中国经典外文读库:史记选(汉英对照)》主要内容包括:项羽本纪、陈涉世家、留侯世家、陈丞相世家、孙子吴起列传、商君列传、平原君虞卿列传、魏公子列传、范睢蔡泽列传、廉颇蔺相如列传、田单列传、刺客列传、淮阴侯列传等。.

Selections from Records of the Historian 作者: Chien, Szuma 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Shiji 史記 "Records of the [Grand] Scribe" is a very famous universal history of early China and the first of the official dynastic histories (zhengshi 正史). It is the first history of China written in a biographic-thematic style (jizhuanti 紀傳體), in which biographies of different type, treatises and tables are combined.

The original name of the book was Taishigong shu 太史公書. The Records of the Grand Historian was the masterpiece of Sima Qian, written from BC to 91 BC. Also known in English by its Chinese name Shiji, Sima Qian recounted all the rich Chinese history that dated all the way back from the Yellow Emperor from around BC up to his present time.

'The following year Qin unified all under Heaven and the title of August Emperor was immediately adopted.' The short-lived Qin dynasty unified China in BC and created an imperial legacy that lasted until The extraordinary story of the First Emperor, founder of the dynasty, is told in the Historical Records of Sima Qian, the Grand Historiographer and the most famous Chinese historian.3/5(1).

Buy Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I 3rd ed. by Sima, Qian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). The first emperor: selections from the Historical records.

Responsibility The extraordinary story of the First Emperor, founder of the dynasty, is told in the Historical Records of Sima Qian, the Grand Historiographer and the most famous Chinese historian. He describes the Emperor's birth and the assassination attempt on his life, as well.

completely at variance with the Records of the Historian and various other works.” See my Preface for more on this. 1B On the expression “if you insist,” see Book 1A 1B “audience”: Zhu Xi says is here read like. I think he says this only because it does not have a direct object.

This 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 () words, “He makes us see in our minds the character of the men of 5/5(1). Records of the Grand Historian - Ebook written by Qian Sima.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Records of the Grand Historian/5(3).Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

The Records of the Grand Historian, also known in English by the Chinese name Shijiwritten from BC to 91 BC, was the magnum opus of Sima Qian, in which he recounted Chinese history from the time of the Yellow Emperor until his own time.