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The quality of mercy : amnesties and traditional Chinese justice
AuthorMcKnight, Brian E.
Pub. LocationHonoluluPublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
Date1981Phys. Desc.xii, 172 pages ; 25 cm
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberKNN4034.M35 1981
The quality of mercy : amnesties and traditional Chinese justice / Brian E. McKnight.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-162) and index.

Introduction -- Ancient China -- The early empire -- Acts of grace in medieval China: A.D. 220-907 -- Acts of grace in Sung China -- Late imperial China: the significance of change -- The uses of amnesty -- A note on previous studies.

Subject(s)Amnesty--China--History
Criminal justice, Administration of--China--History
China--Social life and customs
Criminal law--China--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18766
ISBN0824807367 ; 9780824807368LCCN80026650OCLC6982466