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In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bond-servant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendant wrote Dream of the Red Chamber, China's most famous novel, becomes the focal point of a fascinating study that shed important light on the social and political life of the early Manchu period.

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ISBN:
9780300042788
Author:
Spence, Jonathan D.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven :
Subject:
Statesmen
Subject:
Statesmen -- China -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
General
Subject:
Cao, Yin
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Yale Historical Publications Series
Series Volume:
0085
Publication Date:
September 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1.16 lb

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Product details 352 pages Yale University Press - English 9780300042788 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bond-servant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendant wrote Dream of the Red Chamber, China's most famous novel, becomes the focal point of a fascinating study that shed important light on the social and political life of the early Manchu period.
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