Records of the Grand Historian: Qin Dynasty

Paperback | February 15, 1996

byQian SimaTranslated byBurton Watson

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Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pagesPublished:February 15, 1996Publisher:Columbia University Press

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IntroductionTranslator's Note on TextShi ji 5: The Basic Annals of QinShi ji 6: The Basic Annals of The First Emperor of the QinShi ji 15: Reflections on the Rise of the QinShi ji 68: The Biography of Lord ShangSHi ji 71: The Biographies of Shuli Zi and Gan MouShi ji 72: The Biography of the Marquis of RangShi ji 73: The Biographies of Bai Qi and Wang JianShi ji 79: The Biographies of Fan Ju and Cai ZeShi ji 85: The Biography of Lu BuweiShi ji 86: The Biographies of the Assassin-retainers (Excerpt)Shi ji 87: The Biography of Li SiShi ji 88: The Biography of Meng TianShi ji 126: The Biographies of Wits and Humorists (Excerpt)Appendix 1: Shi ji 48: The Hereditary House of Chen SheAppendix 2: Sima Qian's Letter to Ren AnIndex