Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008.
xii, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, music ; 24 cm.
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 301.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / David M. Robinson The Ming Court / David M. Robinson Bestowing the double-edged sword : Wanli as supreme military commander / Kenneth M. Swope The Eunuch Agency Directorate of Ceremonial and the Ming Imperial Publishing Enterprise / Scarlett Jang The Jiajing emperor's interaction with his lecturers / Hung-lam Chu Didactic picturebooks for Late Ming emperors and princes / Julia K. Murray Imperial agency in Ming music culture / Joseph S.C. Lam Tibetan Buddhism and the creation of the Ming imperial image / Dora C.Y. Ching The Ming court and the legacy of the Yuan Mongols / David M. Robinson.
"The essays in this volume were first presented at the Ming Court Culture conference, held at Princeton University on June 12-13, 2003"--P. [v].
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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