Sima, Guang; De Crespigny, Rafe
Under the Han dynasty the Chinese empire was united for four hundred years, and the destruction of the Han at the end of the second century AD was the beginning of almost four centuries of division. During the first years of division, for most of the third century AD, the empire was partitioned among the three kingdoms of Wei, Shu and Wu. The period of the Three Kingdoms marks a great bread in Chinese history, and the division of the empire at that time patterned the economic and political...[Show more]
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