史记选 Echo of Classics: Selections From Records of the Historian (Chinese-English Edition)
Foreign Languages Press
498 pag. paperback 14 x 20 cm
This book collects 18 translated stories from the Chinese masterpiece Records of the Historian. Begun by Sima Tan and completed by his son Sima Qian, Records of the Historian is considered to be among the most influential works in Chinese history. Translated into English in a highly accessible and entertaining manner, the book is based on historical research that spans thousands of years. Each chapter features a prominent Chinese figure, providing insight into society, politics and palace intrigues across dynasties.