Four Seasons : A Ming Emperor and His Grand Secretaries in Sixteenth-Century China Hardback
Richly researched and engagingly written, this important history of imperial China shows in fascinating detail how Emperor Jiajing and his grand secretaries governed.
Drawing on a treasure trove of the grand secretaries' personal writings, John W.
Dardess's narrative brings to life the inner workings of the largest polity on the face of the earth.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 294 pages
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
- Publication Date: 21/04/2016
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9781442265585
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