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A Tale of Two Melons

Emperor And Subject in Ming China

by Sarah Schneewind

  • 17 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Hackett Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social history,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Ming dynasty, 1368-1644,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • 960-1644,
  • China,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8374436M
    ISBN 100872208249
    ISBN 109780872208247

    Ming empire administratively divided into 13 provinces; nine more loosely controlled defense areas, two metropolitan areas. Within those, units called prefectures with long history. Song lian reports, zhang yulin, prefect of yingtian, response to heaven, had placed the melons in a plain box, painted picture or diagram of them on outside, and. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Schneewind, Sarah. Tale of two melons. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co., © (DLC)

    Undergraduates will join specialists in enjoying this feast of melons. Schneewind's marvelous little book is at once a primer in some key aspects of China's traditional civilization and history, as well as a case study of an obscurely understood event that took place in , in the reign of Taizu, founder of the Ming Dynasty (). A Tale of Two Melons: Emperor and Subject in Ming H SCHNEEWIND. Indianapolis, Ind.: Hackett, pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). doi: /S When Jonathan Spence first published The Death of Woman Wang (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ), did he imagine it would still be.

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