Family and Property in Sung China: Yuan Ts'ai's Precepts for Social Life

Family and Property in Sung China: Yuan Ts'ai's Precepts for Social Life

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
     
 

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Providing the best surviving evidence of the everyday thinking of the Sung upper class, Yuan Ts'ai's twelfth-century manual is the advice of a typical educated man on the concerns of managing a family, from rearing children and arranging their marriages, to avoiding social conflict, training servants, and managing property and preserving it for the next generation.

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Providing the best surviving evidence of the everyday thinking of the Sung upper class, Yuan Ts'ai's twelfth-century manual is the advice of a typical educated man on the concerns of managing a family, from rearing children and arranging their marriages, to avoiding social conflict, training servants, and managing property and preserving it for the next generation.

Originally published in 1984.

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ISBN-13:
9780691054261
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/21/1984
Series:
Princeton Library of Asian Translations
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.84(h) x 1.29(d)

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