HARVARD EAST ASIAN MONOGRAPHS
Cover: Vietnam and the Chinese Model in PAPERBACK

Harvard East Asian Monographs 140

Vietnam and the Chinese Model

A Comparative Study of Nguyen and Ch’ing Civil Government in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century, With a New Preface

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$22.00 • £19.95 • €20.95

ISBN 9780674937215

Publication Date: 12/15/1988

Short

374 pages

6 x 9 inches

1 map, 5 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs

World

Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

Why did the Vietnamese accept certain Chinese institutions and yet explicitly reject others? How did Vietnamese cultural borrowings from China alter the dynamics of traditional relations between Vietnam, Siam, Laos, and Cambodia? How did Vietnam’s smaller Southeast Asian environment modify and distort classical East Asian institutions?

Alexander Woodside has answered these questions in this well-received political and cultural study. This first real comparison of the civil governments of two traditional East Asian societies on an institution-by-institution basis is now reissued with a new preface.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

A stack of five bestselling titles from Harvard University Press against a hot pink textured background

Ringing in the New Year with HUP’s 2022 Bestsellers

There is no better way for readers to usher in the new year than by looking back to the books that defined the last. For Harvard University Press, our 2022 bestsellers make up a diverse list of books across time and discipline.