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Author Hung, Hing Ming
Title Road to the Throne : How Liu Bang Founded China’s Han Dynasty
Imprint New York : Algora Publishing, 2011
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Note Intro -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: The Background -- 1. The Period of Warring States (403 BC-221 BC) -- 2. The Birth of Liu Bang -- 3. Ying Zheng, King of the State of Qin, Unifies China -- 4. Under the Rule of the Qin Dynasty -- 5. The Death of the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty -- 6. Liu Bang Kills a Great Serpent and Rises Up in Rebellion -- Chapter 2: The Great Uprisings against the Qin Dynasty -- 7. The Uprising Led by Chen Sheng and Wu Guang -- 8. The Reinstatement of the States of Zhao and Yan -- 9. The Reinstatement of the States of Qi and Wei -- 10. Counterattack by the Army of the Qin Dynasty -- 11. Liu Bang Revolts in Pei County -- 12. Xiang Liang and Xiang Yu Rebel in the Area to the East of the Yangtze River -- 13. The Great Changes in the State of Zhao -- 14. Liu Bang's Military Operations -- 15. The Death of Chen Sheng, King of Zhang Chu -- 16. Qin Jia Makes Jing Ju King of the State of Chu -- 17. Xiang Liang and Xiang Yu Lead their Army to the Area to the West of the Yangtze River -- 18. Xiong Xin Is Made King Huai of the State of Chu -- 19. The Setbacks Suffered by the State of Chu and the Death of Xiang Liang -- Chapter 3: The Common Effort to Overthrow the Qin Dynasty -- 20. The Promise Made by King Huai of the State of Chu -- 21. The Battle of Julu -- 22. Liu Bang's March to the Area of Guanzhong -- 23. Zhang Han Surrenders to Xiang Yu -- 24. Zhao Gao Kills the Second Emperor of the Qin Dynasty and Puts Ying Zi Ying on the Throne of the State of Qin -- 25. Liu Bang Takes the Area of Qin, and Ying Zi Ying, the King of the State of Qin, Surrenders to Liu Bang -- 26. Xiang Yu's March to the Area of Guanzhong -- 27. The Banquet in Hongmen -- 28. The Making of Kings -- 29. Liu Bang's March into Hanzhong -- 30. The Rebellion of the State of Qi and the State of Zhao against Xiang Yu
31. Han Xin Is Appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Han -- Chapter 4: The Struggle between Liu Bang and Xiang Yu -- 32. Liu Bang's Actions to Pacify the Area of Guanzhong -- 33. Xiang Yu's Decision to Attack the State of Qi -- 34. Liu Bang's Actions to Conquer the Areas around the Yellow River -- 35. The Battle of Pengcheng -- 36. Liu Bang Meets Qi Ji -- 37. Liu Bang's Strategic Decision in Xiayi -- 38. Wei Bao's Betrayal of Liu Bang -- 39. The Battle to Defeat the King of the State of Wei -- 40. The Battle of Jingxing -- 41. Ying Bu Turns against Xiang Yu -- 42. Chen Ping's Tricks to Drive a Wedge between Xiang Yu and His Devoted Followers -- 43. Ji Xin Dies for Liu Bang and Xingyang Falls -- 44. Li Yi Ji's Advice to Take Chenggao -- 45. Li Yi Ji's Plan to Persuade the King of the State of Qi to Surrender -- 46. Han Xin Defeats the State of Qi -- 47. The Battles of Chenggao -- 48. Bo Ji Becomes Liu Bang's Concubine and Liu Heng Is Born -- 49. The Confrontation between Liu Bang and Xiang Yu in Guangwu Mountain Area -- 50. Xiang Yu Threatens to Cook Liu Bang's Father into Soup -- 51. Han Xin Pacifies the State of Qi -- 52. Han Xin Is Made King of the State of Qi -- 53. The Decisive Battle in Gaixia -- 54. Peace and Order Resumes in the Realm -- Chapter 5: The Founding of the Han Dynasty -- 55. Liu Bang Becomes Emperor of the Han Dynasty -- 56. Happy Family Reunion -- 57. The Three Outstanding Persons of the Han Dynasty -- 58. Tian Heng, the Former King of the State of Qi, and His Five Hundred Followers -- 59. Liu Bang Moves His Capital from Luoyang to Guanzhong -- 60. Zhang Liang Retires from the Scene of State Affairs -- 61. The Rebellion of Zang Tu, the King of the State of Yan -- 62. Lu Wan Is Made King of the State of Yan -- 63. Han Xin's Conspiracy for Rebellion -- 64. The Creation of Marquises
65. The Creation of the Second Batch of Marquises -- 66. The Rise of the Huns -- 67. The King of the State of Haan Is Transferred to Defend the Northern Frontier against the Huns -- 68. Haan Xin, the King of the State of Haan, Betrays the Han Dynasty and Defects to the Huns -- 69. Liu Jing's Advice to Improve Relations with the Huns -- 70. The Emperor's Intention to Replace the Crown Prince -- 71. Chen Xi's Rebellion and the End of Han Xin -- 72. The End of Haan Xin, the Former King of the State of Haan -- 73. Kuai Che Is Spared by the Emperor -- 74. The Death of Peng Yue, the King of the State of Liang -- 75. Zhang Liang's Plan to Stabilize the Position of the Crown Prince -- 76. The Rebellion of Ying Bu, the King of the State of Huainan -- 77. The Emperor's Visit to Pei, His Hometown -- 78. Liu Bi Is Made King of the State of Wu -- 79. The Areas of Dai Are Pacified -- 80. Liu Bang's Last Effort to Replace the Crown Prince -- 81. Premier Xiao Is Jailed -- 82. Lu Wan's Rebellion -- 83. The Death of Liu Bang, the Emperor of the Han Dynasty -- Chapter 6: Members of the Lü Family Conspire to Usurp the Throne and Liu Heng Ascends to the Throne of the Han Dynasty -- 84. Troubles in the Palace after Liu Bang's Death -- 85. Cao Shen Succeeds Xiao He as Premier of the Han Dynasty -- 86. The Death of Zhang Liang, Marquis of Liu -- 87. Empress Dowager Lü Zhi Takes Power -- 88. The Death of Empress Dowager Lü Zhi -- 89. The Lü Family is Exterminated -- 90. Liu Heng, King of the State of Dai, Ascends the Throne of the Han Dynasty
The stories of the Chinese great emperors reflect the ancient Chinese philosophy, ideology, their wisdom and their ways of administration. Liu Bang is an outstanding example. Rising from a peasant background to become Emperor, he founded the Han Dynasty which lasted for about four hundred years and essentially laid the foundations of China as we know it
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Link Print version: Hung, Hing Ming Road to the Throne : How Liu Bang Founded China’s Han Dynasty New York : Algora Publishing,c2011 9780875868370
Subject Han Gaozu, -- Emperor of China, -- 247-195 B.C.;China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.;China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D
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