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Treason by the book
AuthorSpence, Jonathan D.
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherViking Press
Date2001Phys. Desc.xvi, 300 p. : map; 25 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberDS754.74.T74 S64 2001
Treason by the book / Jonathan D. Spence.
Includes bibliographical references ([p. 283]-289) and index.
Explores a famous 1728 plot to overthrow the Manchu dynasty in a study of the intrigues, political and legal systems, and key personalities of eighteenth-century China.
Prologue: The Letter -- The General -- The Emperor -- The Messenger's Trail -- In Hunan -- The Phoenix Song -- Talking Back -- Summer Lessons -- The Pardon -- The Solitary Bell -- Coauthors -- The Source -- Sounds of Discord -- Spreading the Word -- Transformations -- Retribution.
Spence's book has does not include any Chinese characters. For a succinct account of the Zeng Jing affair, cf. Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing period, p. 747-749.
Subject(s)Zeng Jing 曾靜, 1679-1736
Revolutionaries--China--Biography
Yongzheng 雍正, Emperor of China, 1677-1735
China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Biography
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #13889
ISBN0670892920LCCN00-43805OCLC44811644