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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Fang, Jun, 1962-
China's second capital : Nanjing under the Ming, 1368-1644.
Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge, ©2014
x, 217 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781135008451 1135008450 9780203737941 0203737946|
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 217 pages .).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Explanatory Notes; Major Epochs of Chinese History; Table of Ming Emperors and Their Reigns; Ming Weights and Measures; Introduction; 1. Why the Southern Capital of Ming China; 2. The Southern Capital, Nanjing; 3. Previous studies of the Southern Capital; 4. The Southern Capital and state control in Ming China; 5. The sources; 1 The Secondary Capital System in Imperial China; 1. The pre-Sui dynasty period; 2. The Sui, Tang, and Five dynasties. 3. The Song, Liao, and Jin dynasties4. The Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties; 2 Ministers and eunuchs: the Southern Capital administration; 1. The civil bureaucracy; 2. The military apparatuses; 3. The eunuch establishment; 4. The leadership of the Nanjing administration; 5. The reduction and restoration of the Nanjing offices; 3 Patronage, proving ground, and punishment: the political functions of the Southern Capital; 1. Wang Shu and his posting to the Southern capital; 2. A training ground for the junior officials; 3. A source of specially appointed task-force central officials. 4. A place of exile for disfavored officials5. A sinecure for superannuated officials; 6. Concluding remarks; 4 Center of wealth: the financial functions of the Southern Capital; 1. Regional roles; 2. Collection of tax grain; 3. Transport of tribute grain; 4. Role in the state salt monopoly; 5. Collection of miscellaneous taxes; 6. The storage and verification of the Yelow Registers; 5 Southern Stronghold: The military functions of the Southern Capital administration; 1. Military forces under the command of the Southern Capital administration. 2. Maintaining stability at the second political center3. Suppression of piracy along the southeast coast; 4. The suppression of aboriginal rebellions in the south; 5. Non-combat functions; Conclusion; 1. The Southern Capital: an auxiliary implement of state control in Ming China; 2. The relationship between Beijing and Nanjing; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.|
|Series Title:||Asian states and empires, 5.|