HARVARD EAST ASIAN MONOGRAPHS
Cover: Dry Spells: State Rainmaking and Local Governance in Late Imperial China, from Harvard University PressCover: Dry Spells in HARDCOVER

Harvard East Asian Monographs 311

Dry Spells

State Rainmaking and Local Governance in Late Imperial China

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HARDCOVER

$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674033344

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

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320 pages

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

1 map, 18 line illustrations, 4 halftones

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  • Figures
  • Headlines
  • A Tradition of Sorts
  • An Unruly Order
  • No Sacrifices Withheld
  • Master Ji’s Rainmaking Method
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Departures
  • Appendix A. Dong Zhongshu’s Rainmaking Method
  • Note to Appendixes B and C
  • Appendix B. Master Ji Shenzhai’s Complete Book of Rainmaking
  • Appendix C. Section on Rainmaking from On Officials and Secretaries Being in the Same Boat
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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