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

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Yale University Press, 1981 - History - 278 pages
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Creates a portrait of the world and culture of late imperial China by examining the lives of seven prominent officials and members of the Ming ruling class
  

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"Part of Wan-li's failure was that he was too intelligent and sensitive to occupy the dragon seat. The more he gained an insight into its apparatus the more skeptical he became. He began to realize ... Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

I feel like I have been reading this book for a month. Had to force feed myself a chapter at a time. To dry for me. It could be great for a person really into China history but that is not me. Reading the dictionary is far more fun but I guess the book was not written to be for fun. Read full review

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The Wanli Emperor
1
Shen Shihhsing First GrandSecretary
42
A World without Chang Chucherg
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The Living Ancestor
104
Hai Jui the Eccentric Model Official
130
Chi Chikuang the Lonely General
156
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About the author (1981)

Huang served in the Chinese Nationalist Army as a junior officer for ten years. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan.

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