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Political Life in Ming China

A Grand Secretary and His Times

Political Life in Ming China( )
Author: Dardess, John W.
ISBN:978-1-4422-2377-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $87.00
Book Description:

This fascinating history uncovers the hidden political world of Ming China, exploring how the most powerful man in mid-sixteenth-century China steered the empire through the worst crises it had ever faced. Distinguished scholar John W. Dardess traces how Chief Grand Secretary Xu Jie rose to power and successfully shepherded the Ming empire through the destructive mid-sixteenth-century raids along its continental and maritime frontiers. He also shows how Xu Jie used the new Confucian...
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Pages:220
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Asia / China
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.33 x 9.24 x 0.84 Inches
Book Weight:1.03 Pounds

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