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The Chinese State in Ming Society
The Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a period of commercial expansion and cultural innovation, fashioned the relationship between the present day state and society in China. This unique collection of reworked and heavily illustrated essays, by one of the leading scholars of Chinese history, re-examines this relationship and argues that contrary to previous scholarship, it was ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published December 20th 2004 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 2004)
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