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Harvard East Asian Monographs 301

Culture, Courtiers, and Competition

The Ming Court (1368–1644)

Edited by David M. Robinson

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HARDCOVER

$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674028234

Publication Date: 09/01/2008

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475 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 color plates, 22 halftones

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Related Subjects

  • Figures
  • Ming Emperors
  • Introduction [David M. Robinson]
  • 1. The Ming Court [David M. Robinson]
  • 2. Bestowing the Double-edged Sword: Wanli as Supreme Military Commander [Kenneth M. Swope]
  • 3. The Eunuch Agency Directorate of Ceremonial and the Ming Imperial Publishing Enterprise [Scarlett Jang]
  • 4. The Jiajing Emperor’s Interaction with His Lecturers [Hung-lam Chu]
  • 5. Didactic Picturebooks for Late Ming Emperors and Princes [Julia K. Murray]
  • 6. Imperial Agency in Ming Music Culture [Joseph S. C. Lam]
  • 7. Tibetan Buddhism and the Creation of the Ming Imperial Image [Dora C. Y. Ching]
  • 8. The Ming Court and the Legacy of the Yuan Mongols [David M. Robinson]
  • Index

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