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Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History) By Laurel A. Rockefeller

Empress Wu Zetian is an awe-inspiring historical figure that’s sure to resonate with readers of all backgrounds. In her book The Legendary Women of World History, author Laurel A. Rockefeller paints a vivid picture of this remarkable woman’s life and the impact she had on history.

The Early Life Of Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian was born in 624 AD as the daughter of a prominent concubine to Emperor Taizong. Growing up in the imperial court, she quickly developed strength and determination – characteristics that would eventually lead her to become one of the most powerful women in Chinese history.

Her book recounts her incredible journey from Imperial China’s highest ranking female official to becoming the only female ruler in Chinese history. Through meticulous research, Rockefeller brings us into the world of Empress Wu – giving us insight into her political acumen, strength and ambition during an era dominated by men.

Throughout her impressive reign, Wu Zetian implemented drastic reforms such as widespread agricultural reform and infrastructure development that shifted the nation towards greater prosperity. She also established strong alliances with neighboring countries as well as religious tolerance for Buddhism and Confucianism – accomplishments which are still admired today.

A Celebration

At its core, this book serves not just as a celebration of Empress Wu’s legacy but also a reminder of how one person’s courage and perseverance can shift entire nations – something we can all learn from today.

Empress Wu Zetian: The Legendary Women of World History is an absorbing read that will leave readers feeling inspired and encouraged to pursue their own ambitions no matter what challenges they may face!



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