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Crime and Punishment in Ancient China: Tang-Yin-PI-Shih
     

Crime and Punishment in Ancient China: Tang-Yin-PI-Shih

by Robert van Gulik
 

Fascinating glimpse into the world of traditional Chinese judicial systems through this record of 144 criminal and court cases, judged in courts of ancient China; entertaining and informative.

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Fascinating glimpse into the world of traditional Chinese judicial systems through this record of 144 criminal and court cases, judged in courts of ancient China; entertaining and informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789745240919
Publisher:
Antique Collector's Club
Publication date:
02/25/2008
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 10.07(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) was a diplomat and author. He is best known for his series of historical mysteries featuring Judge Dee, inspired by an 18th-Century Chinese detective novel. His first original novel was completed in 1950, the book was titled The Chinese Maze Murders. In all he would write over a dozen Judge Dee novels.

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