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Tsáo Yin and the Káng-hsi Emperor

bondservant and master

by Jonathan D. Spence

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Cao, Yin, 1658-1712.,
    • Kangxi, Emperor of China, 1654-1722.,
    • Statesmen -- China -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJonathan D. Spence.
      SeriesYale historical publications., 85
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS754.64.T73 S74 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 329 p. :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2410166M
      ISBN 100300042779, 0300042787
      LC Control Number87051374

      Kangxi - Kangxi - Administration of the empire: The Kangxi emperor was an accomplished military leader who was endowed with exceptional physical strength and with skill in archery; he poured his inexhaustible energy into his daily administrative duties. Under the traditional imperial system of China, nothing in the empire was too small to come under the personal scrutiny of the emperor. Kangxi Emperor. The Kangxi Emperor was born Aisin Gioro Xuangye on 5 May in the Forbidden City in Beijing. The Forbidden City was the palace of the emperors. Kangxi had two older brothers, but he would inherit the position of emperor over them as his mother was .

      Qin Shi Huang (Chinese: 秦始皇; literally: "First Emperor of Qin"; 18 February B.C. – 10 September B.C.) was the founder of the Qin dynasty and was the first emperor of a unified China.. He was born Ying Zheng (嬴政) or Zhao Zheng (趙政), a prince of the state of became the King Zheng of Qin (秦王政) when he was thirteen, then China's first emperor when he was 38 Predecessor: King Zhuangxiang. Yangdi, also known as Emperor Yang of Sui, was the second emperor of China's Sui dynasty who ruled from until his death in Born as the second son of Emperor Wen of Sui, he was named Yang Ying at birth. However, he was renamed as Yang Guang after his father consulted the oracles which advised a change of name.

      Emperor K'ang-hsi Essay Words | 3 Pages. Cai Cultural History Professor Frangos The emperor, Kang-xi, is considered by many the greatest of the Manchu emperors and in some ways an example of Plato's Philosopher King.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages:


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Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bondservant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendent wrote Dream of the Red Chamber, China's most famous novel, becomes the focal point of a fascinating study that sheds light on the social and political.

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It uses Ts'ao Yin's career to illuminate the Chinese governmental institutions in which he served between andand these institutions to explain the twists and. In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bond-servant to the Manchu emperors.

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One of my favorite books about China, though from other reading I suspect Spence's selection from K'ang Hsi's writings makes him out to be more genial and rational than he actually was. Still, it is a wonderfully vivid expression of what being a Manchu emperor was actually like from the inside.4/5(3).

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