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The last Emperor

Behr, Edward

The last Emperor

by Behr, Edward

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pʻu-i, -- 1906-1967.,
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
  • China -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Behr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS773
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p., [24] p. of plates p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20653045M
    ISBN 100356145646
    OCLC/WorldCa59158501

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The boy was 3 when he first sat on the Dragon Throne as emperor of China, and 7 when he abdicated. He had barely reached what in the West is considered the age of reason, and already events beyond his control had shaped his life forever.

Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor" tells the story of this child, named Pu Yi, in an epic that uses the life of one man as a mirror. The tale of the last emperor of China, P'u Yi, is a fascinating one.

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The Last Emperor, historical epic film, released inthat was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and told the story of Puyi (Pu Yi in the film), the last emperor of the Qing (Manchu) dynasty in China. The movie garnered nine Academy Awards, including that for best picture.

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