Four Seasons: A Ming Emperor And His Grand Secretaries In Sixteenth-Century China
Publish Date: 2016-04-12
Author: John W. Dardess
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Richly researched and engagingly written, this important history of imperial China shows in fascinating detail how Emperor Jiajing and his grand secretaries governed. Drawing on a treasure trove of the grand secretaries' personal writings, John W. Dardess's narrative brings to life the inner workings of the largest polity on the face of the earth.