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1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline

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Winner of the American Book Award for History "If you buy only one work on pre-modern Chinese history this year, make it this one."--W. S. Atwell, History In 1587, the Year of the Pig, nothing very special happened in China. Yet in the seemingly unspectacular events of this ordinary year, Ray Huang finds exemplified the roots of China's perennial inability to adapt to change. Through fascinating accounts of the lives of seven prominent officials, he fashions a remarkably vivid portrayal of the court and the ...

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1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline
1982, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300028843

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1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline
1981, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300025187

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