From Ming To Chi'Ing

From Ming To Chi'Ing

by Jonathan D. Spence, John E. Wills, Jerry B. Dennerline
     
 

The collapse of the Ming dynasty and the takeover of China by Manchu rulers in the 1640s was of crucial importance in the late history of China. But because traditional Chinese sources arbitrarily divide the century at the change of dynasty in 1644, it has been difficult to form a clear picture of the transition. The nine essays in this book will contribute… See more details below

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The collapse of the Ming dynasty and the takeover of China by Manchu rulers in the 1640s was of crucial importance in the late history of China. But because traditional Chinese sources arbitrarily divide the century at the change of dynasty in 1644, it has been difficult to form a clear picture of the transition. The nine essays in this book will contribute significantly toward understanding the complexity of change and continuity over the span of time leading up to and resulting from the tumult of the mid-1600s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300026726
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1981
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.98(d)

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