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The last emperors : a social history of Qing imperial institutions

Author: Evelyn S Rawski
Publisher: Berkeley (Calif.) : University of California Press, 2009.
Series: A Philip E. Lilienthal book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2. Aufl.]View all editions and formats
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The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) was the last and arguably the greatest of the conquest dynasties to rule China. This title provides an interpretation of the remarkable success of this dynasty, arguing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn S Rawski
ISBN: 0520212894 9780520212893 0520228375 9780520228375
OCLC Number: 862891893
Description: XII, 481 Seiten : Tabellen.
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction PART ONE: THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE QING COURT 1. The Court Society PART TWO: THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF THE QING COURT 2. The Conquest Elite and the Imperial Lineage 3.Sibling Politics 4. Imperial Women 5. Palace Servants PART THREE: QING COURT RITUALS 6. Rulership and Ritual Action in the Chinese Realm 7. Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism at Court 8. Private Rituals Conclusion Appendix 1. Names of Qing Emperors and the Imperial Ancestors Appendix 2. Imperial Princely Ranks Notes Bibliography Glossary-Index
Series Title: A Philip E. Lilienthal book
Responsibility: Evelyn S. Rawski.

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