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Author Tsai, Shih-shan Henry, author.

Title Perpetual happiness : the Ming emperor Yongle / Shih-shan Henry Tsai
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (xv, 270 pages [8] pages of plates) : maps
Series Donald R. Ellegood International Publications
Donald R. Ellegood International Publications
Contents A day in the life of Yongle's Court: February 23, 1423 -- The formative years, 1360-1382 -- The years of waiting, 1382-1398 -- The years of successional struggle, 1398-1402 -- The years of reconstruction: government and politics, 1402-1420 -- The years of rehabilitation: society and economy, 1402-1421 -- The Emperor of Culture -- Yongle and the Mongols -- The price of glory
Summary "Perpetual Happiness will captivate all who enjoy historical biography, and will be of interest to specialists in history and Asian studies."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Ming Chengzu, Emperor of China, 1360-1424.
SUBJECT Ming Chengzu, Emperor of China, 1360-1424
Ming Chengzu, Emperor of China, 1360-1424 fast
Ming Chengzu (China, Kaiser) swd
Subject BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Asian American Studies.
Kings and rulers
SUBJECT China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
Subject China
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00052771
ISBN 9780295800226