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Law and Local Society in Late Imperial China: Northern Taiwan in the Nineteenth Century
     

Law and Local Society in Late Imperial China: Northern Taiwan in the Nineteenth Century

by Mark Allee
 

“This remarkable study breaks new ground to describe and analyze how Taiwan’s legal system worked at the community level. It will be an important reference for understanding how Taiwan society evolved under late imperial rule.”—China Quarterly
“With fascinating accounts of facts and law, Allee draws a tantalizing sketch of riches

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“This remarkable study breaks new ground to describe and analyze how Taiwan’s legal system worked at the community level. It will be an important reference for understanding how Taiwan society evolved under late imperial rule.”—China Quarterly
“With fascinating accounts of facts and law, Allee draws a tantalizing sketch of riches for future researchers.” —Journal of Asian History

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"This remarkable study breaks new ground to describe and analyze how Taiwan's legal system worked at the community level. It will be an important reference for understanding how Taiwan society evolved under late imperial rule."—China Quarterly

"With fascinating accounts of facts and law, Allee draws a tantalizing sketch of riches for future researchers." —Journal of Asian History

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ISBN-13:
9780804722728
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1994
Edition description:
1
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
15.00(w) x 22.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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