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Perpetual happiness : the Ming emperor Yongle

Perpetual happiness : the Ming emperor Yongle

Author: Shih-shan Henry Tsai
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presenting a portrait of a dynamic Chinese emperor, who laid many of the bureaucratic foundations of modern China, this book examines the role of birth, education, and tradition in moulding Yongle's  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tsai, Shih-shan Henry.
Perpetual happiness.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2001
(DLC) 00052771
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shih-shan Henry Tsai
ISBN: 9780295800226 0295800224
OCLC Number: 929273649
Awards: Short-listed for Kiriyama Prize (Pacific Rim Nonfiction) 2001
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 270 p. [8] pages of plates) : maps
Contents: A day in the life of Yongle's Court: February 23, 1423 --
The formative years, 1360-1382 --
The years of waiting, 1382-1398 --
The years of successional struggle, 1398-1402 --
The years of reconstruction: government and politics, 1402-1420 --
The years of rehabilitation: society and economy, 1402-1421 --
The Emperor of Culture --
Yongle and the Mongols --
The price of glory.
Responsibility: Shih-shan Henry Tsai.


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