Ts'ao Yin and the K'ang-hsi Emperor: Bondservant and Master, Second edition / Edition 2

Ts'ao Yin and the K'ang-hsi Emperor: Bondservant and Master, Second edition / Edition 2

by Jonathan D. Spence
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300042787

ISBN-13: 9780300042788

Pub. Date: 09/10/1988

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bond-servant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendant wrote Dream of the Red Chamber, China's most famous novel, becomes the focal point of a fascinating study that shed important light on the

Overview

In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bond-servant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendant wrote Dream of the Red Chamber, China's most famous novel, becomes the focal point of a fascinating study that shed important light on the social and political life of the early Manchu period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300042788
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1988
Series:
Yale Historical Publications Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,192,990
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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