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Cixi: China's Infamous Empress

The Dowager Empress Cixi is well-known for keeping a tight grip on power in China while presiding over the collapse o the Qing Empire. Was Cixi a true villain, or a historic scapegoat?

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    Empress Dowager Cixi: Rightly Condemned or Wrongly Discredited?

    Empress Dowager Cixi: Rightly Condemned or Wrongly Discredited?

    In the 19th century the Qing Dynasty was fraught with political unrest and economic problems. Confronted by western incursions and threats from an …

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