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Product Description: Was the primary focus of the Qing dynasty really civil rather than military matters? In this ground-breaking book, Joanna Waley-Cohen overturns conventional wisdom to put warfare at the heart of seventeenth and eighteenth century China...read more

Hardcover:

9781845111595 | Tauris Academic Studies, June 27, 2006, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In this book, Joanna Waley-Cohen overturns conventional wisdom to put warfare at the heart of seventeenth and eighteenth century China, showing how emperors underpinned military expansion with a wide-ranging cultural campaign intended to bring military success, and the martial values associated with it, into the mainstream of cultural life.

Paperback:

9781780766683 | New edition (Tauris Academic Studies, February 27, 2014), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Was the primary focus of the Qing dynasty really civil rather than military matters?

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Product Description: This powerful work puts to rest the long-held myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging, and perennially cut off from the rest of the world. An inviting history of China from the days of the ancient Silk Road to the present, this book describes a civilization more open and engaged with the rest of the world than we think...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780393046939 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the history of China to deflate myths about the country's monolithic and isolated status, revealing its long traditions of influence on, and from, other Asian countries

Paperback:

9780393320510 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This powerful work puts to rest the long-held myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging, and perennially cut off from the rest of the world.

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Product Description: Banishment to Zinjiang ranked second in severity only to death in Qing law. Initiated immediately upon the addition of that Central Asian frontier to the Chinese empire, it became a vital element of both the legal system and the project of colonizing the new frontier...read more

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9780300048278 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Banishment to Zinjiang ranked second in severity only to death in Qing law.

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