home
 
1587, A Year of No Significance - Huang, Ray - Yale University Press
  • Sep 10, 1982
    280 p., 6 1/8 x 9 1/4

    ISBN: 9780300028843
    Paper: $24.00 tx

1587, A Year of No Significance

The Ming Dynasty in Decline

  • Ray Huang
In 1587, the Year of the Pig, nothing very special happened in China. Yet in the seemingly unspectacular events of this ordinary year, Ray Huang finds exemplified the roots of China's perennial inability to adapt to change. With fascinating accounts of the lives of seven prominent officials, he fashions a remarkably vivid portrayal of the court and the ruling class of late imperial China. In revealing the subtle but inexorable forces that brought about the paralysis and final collapse of the Ming dynasty, Huang offers the reader perspective into the problems China has faced through the centuries.


OTHER ONLINE BOOKSTORES:
Alibris IndieBound
Amazon Indigo
Barnes & Noble Overstock.com
Books-a-Million Powells
Buy.com


If you have a Yale University Press promotional code to redeem, please contact our Customer Service department directly:

TriLiteral, llc.
Phone: 1-800-405-1619
Fax: 1-800-406-9145

FIND A LOCAL BOOKSTORE:

CITY:     STATE:     ZIP: