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Author Tsai, Shih-Shan Henry, author

Title Perpetual Happiness : the Ming Emperor Yongle
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, March 2002

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Contents List of Maps -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- 1 / A Day in the Life of Yongle's Court: February 23, 1423 -- 2 / The Formative Years, 1360-1382 -- 3 / The Years of Waiting, 1382-1398 -- 4 / The Years of Successional Struggle, 1398-1402 -- 5 / The Years of Reconstruction: Government and Politics, 1402-1420 -- 6 / The Years of Rehabilitation: Society and Economy, 1402-1421 -- 7 / The Emperor of Culture -- 8 / Yongle and the Mongols -- 9 / The Price of Glory -- 10 / Epilogue -- Appendix: The Children of Emperor Hongwu -- Notes -- Glossary of Chinese Characters -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary The first comprehensive portrait of a dynamic Chinese emperor who laid many of the bureaucratic foundations of modern China
Subject Ming Chengzu, Emperor of China, 1360-1424.
SUBJECT Ming Chengzu, Emperor of China, 1360-1424. fast (OCoLC)fst00062185
Subject Kings and rulers.
SUBJECT China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85024072
Subject China.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780295981246
0295981245
9780295981093
0295981091