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The Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code - a book by Yonglin, Jiang

The Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code

The Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code( )
Author: Yonglin, Jiang
Series title:Asian Law Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

After overthrowing the Mongol Yuan dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang, the founder of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), proclaimed that he had obtained the Mandate of Heaven (Tianming), enabling establishment of a spiritual orientation and social agenda for China. Zhu, emperor during the Ming's Hongwu reign period, launched a series of social programs to rebuild the empire and define Chinese cultural identity. To promote its reform programs, the Ming imperial court issued a series of legal...
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Detailed Subjects: Law / General
Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Political Science / World / Asian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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