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  TZU-HSI: THE DOWAGER EMPRESS OF CHINA
Tz'u-hsi or Cixi: The Dowager Empress of China
However, the empress still was not totally free to rule, for her son's favorite concubine was pregnant and if she delivered a boy, the boy would be the new emperor and his mother dowager empress.
This book is an extremely useful source when studying the dowager empress because it portrays her in a positive light.
departments.kings.edu /womens_history/tzuhsi.html   (2124 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Chinese History - Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi or Cixi
The dowager empress certainly seems to have had a high opinion of her own intelligence and importance; a member of her court, Princess Der Ling, who wrote a book called Two Years in the Forbidden City, quoted Tzu Hsi as saying, "I have often thought that I am the most clever woman that ever lived...
The new emperor, Kuang Hsu, was skinny, sickly, and terrified of the Empress Dowager.
With the Empress Dowager of China by Katherine A. Carl.
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/TzuHsi.html   (3042 words)

  
 The Empress Dowager: Viewer Comments
Empress Dowager, directed by Li Han-hsing, is the famous story of China's last Empress, Tzu-His (CiXi), whose long reign heralded the end of the Ching Dynasty.
Empress Dowager is a tale of bold and dramatic proportions, and well worth viewing by anyone interested in Chinese history and strong character driven stories.
Empress Dowager, directed by Li Han-hsing, is the famous story of China’s last Empress, Tzu-Hsi (CiXi), whose long reign heralded the end of the Ching Dynasty.
www.hkflix.com /xq/asp/filmID.527142/rtype.5/qx/reviews.htm   (921 words)

  
 Boxer Rebellion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The early months of the movement's growth coincided with the Hundred Days' Reform (June 11–September 21, 1898), during which the Guangxu Emperor of China sought to improve the central administration, before the process was reversed at the behest of his powerful aunt, the Empress Dowager Cixi.
The Empress Dowager Cixi, who credited the Boxers' claim of magical imperviousness to both blade and bullet, decided to use the Boxers to remove the foreign powers from China.
China's defenses were weakened, and the aunt (Dowager Cixi) of the reigning Guangxu Emperor, who was the actual person in command of the country at that time, realized that in order to survive, China would have to reform, despite her previous opposition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boxer_Rebellion   (2875 words)

  
 Empress Dowager Lu - Chinese Culture
Empress Dowager Lu There are many powerful, and feared, women in China's history.
Empress Dowager Lu was perhaps one of the first with her behind-the-scene control over the Imperial throne for sixteen years.
To honor Lu's family for their help and support during this time, placed several of her family members into prominent positions.
www.bellaonline.com /ArticlesP/art29952.asp   (439 words)

  
 "Shih Tzu: The Hotly Contested Shih Tzu Size Part II", an article at Holistic Junction
We have been told that the empress Dowager did not approve of the use of "cruel practices" to stunt the growth of the dogs, the passages written by Colonel Burkhardt and this unknown writer seem to imply the imperial eunuchs tried to keep the Shih Tzu small by strictly selective breeding.
This selective breeding was approved of by the Empress, according to a Mrs.
Some 20 years later there is still complaints in Madame Lu's booklet regarding the "great variety of size and weight." The same could have been said of the Empress Dowager's Imperial Palace Goldfish which probably increased in size with the breakdown of controlled breeding.
www.holisticjunction.com /articles/5436.html   (545 words)

  
 Summary and Evaluation of China, Korea & Japan to 1875 by Sanderson Beck
He also advised the leaders of Qi and Lu not to attack each other, and he suggested that the small state of Wei focus on defense rather than luxuries.
When he died in 195 BC, the Chinese empire was allowed to experiment under the Daoist policies of the Empress Lu while she was busy with violent intrigues in the capital.
The Emperor pardoned Zeng Jing and Lu Liuliang for criticizing the Manchu rule of the Chinese.
www.san.beck.org /3-13-Summary.html   (16017 words)

  
 Empress Dowager - Moviefone
Rating: NA Synopsis: The Empress Dowager tells the story of the last imperial family member who actually ruled in China until her death in 1908.
Empress Dowager - Trailer - Showtimes - Cast - Movies - New York Times The Empress Dowager was a fascinating, dominant woman in a male-oriented culture and she was a brilliant manipulator.
The Empress Dowager at Hollywood.com The Empress Dowager, The Empress Dowager review, The Empress Dowager trailer,...
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 Empress Dowager DVD Hong Kong Movies Ti Lung Siu Yiu Lisa Lu Wong Hap Li Han-hsiang
Empress Dowager DVD Hong Kong Movies Ti Lung Siu Yiu Lisa Lu Wong Hap Li Han-hsiang
Empress Dowager, The DVD is regionally encoded to
Lisa Lu's passionate performance won her Taiwan's Golden Horse Award for Best Actress while the sumptuous costumes and sets won awards for Best Art Design.
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 Herbs and Beauty, Imperial and Secret Herbal Formulas for Beauty
This book collects 100 ancient Chinese herbal formulas containing more than 140 herbs for natural beauty.
These include imperial formulas used by emperors and empresses in ancient China, and secret time-tested formulas handed down in generations.
Lu, Qingjie, A Complete Collection of Time-Tested Formulas for All Diseases, the Qing Dynasty.
www.pharmtao.com /Herb/HerbBeauty.htm   (332 words)

  
 The Ultimate Empress Dowager Cixi Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate Empress Dowager Cixi Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Historians consider that she probably did her best to cope with the difficulties of the era but her conservative attitudes did not serve her well and the Western powers continued to take advantage of the country's relatively low level of technological development.
Another sympathetic account can be found in Anchee Min 's historical novel Empress Orchid (2004).
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Empress_Dowager_Cixi   (2754 words)

  
 VH1.com : Movies : Empress Dowager : Main
Lisa Lu, Ivy Ling Po, Ti Lung, Hsiao Yao
The Empress Dowager tells the story of the last imperial family member who actually ruled...
The Empress Dowager tells the story of the last imperial family member who actually ruled in China until her death in 1908.
www.vh1.com /movies/movie/112894/moviemain.jhtml   (102 words)

  
 Eclipse Quotations
At that time the (Dowager) Empress of Kao-[tzu] was upset by it and said, 'This is on my account'.
The Empress Dowager was upset by it and her heart was ill at ease.
The Empress died at the age of seventy-five.
www.mreclipse.com /Special/quotes.html   (16391 words)

  
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Excellent analytic study based on the author’s experience as an athlete on a Chinese national team, a Sinologist, and an anthropologist.
The Imperial Physician-Patient Relationship in the Era of Empress Dowager Cixi (1874-1908).
Offers the first solid solutions to enigmas in the medical histories and deaths of the Tongzhi and Guangxu emperors and the empress dowager Cixi.
tech1.dccs.upenn.edu /~nsivin/nakbib.html   (8047 words)

  
 Laozi (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
According to the Shiji (49.5b), the Empress Dowager Dou -- wife of Emperor Wen and mother of Emperor Jing (r.
1111-1184)), and Lu Deming's (556-627) Laozi yinyi (Glosses on the Meaning and Pronunciation of the Laozi).
It is a reproduction of the Qing dynasty “Wuying Palace” edition, which in turn is based on a Ming edition (see especially Hatano 1979).
plato.stanford.edu /entries/laozi   (13325 words)

  
 The Empress Dowager - Order Now!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ti Lung, Lisa Lu, Guk Fung, Wong Hap, Yeung Chi Hing, David Chiang, Wong Ching Ho, Cheng Miu, Liu Wai, Miu Tin, Chiang Nan, Cheung Ying, Got Heung Ting, Lee Pang-Fei, Shum Lo, Ivy Ling Po, Ouyang Shafei, Tim Lei, Kok Lee Yan, Kong Yeung, Stephen Tung Wai
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 eThaiCD.com :: The Empress Dowager [ VCD ]
eThaiCD.com :: The Empress Dowager [ VCD ]
Starring Ti Lung, Lisa Lu, Guk Fung, Wong Hap.
Starring : Ti Lung, Lisa Lu, Guk Fung, Wong Hap
www.ethaicd.com /show.php?pid=7606   (102 words)

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