The Manchus / Edition 1

The Manchus / Edition 1

by Pamela Kyle Crossley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557865604

ISBN-13: 9781557865601

Pub. Date: 04/11/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This book relates the history of the Manchus, the rise and fall of their vast empire and their legacy today.

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This book relates the history of the Manchus, the rise and fall of their vast empire and their legacy today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557865601
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/11/1997
Series:
Peoples of Asia Series, #13
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

List of Maps.

Preface.

1. The Paradox of the Manchus.

2. Shamans and "Clans": The Origins of the Manchus.

3. The Enigma of Nurgachi.

4. The Qing Expansion.

5. The Guided Age of Qianlong.

6. The Lingering Death of the Empire.

7. Epilogue: The Manchus in the Twentieth Century.

Appendix I. Reign Periods of the Aisin Gioro Rulers.

Appendix II. Cherished Soldiers.

Appendix III. A Glossary of Names and Terms.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index

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