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The Last emperors : a social history of Qing imperial institutions
AuthorRawski, Evelyn Sakakida
Pub. LocationBerkeleyPublisherUniversity of California Press
Date1998Phys. Desc.xii, 481 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberDS754.R38 1998
Evelyn S. Rawski.
"A Philip E. Lilienthal book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-442) and index.

Material culture of the Qing court--Social organization of the Qing court : conquest elite and Imperial lineage, sibling politics, Imperial women, Palace servants--Qing court rituals : rulership and ritual action in the Chinese realm, Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism at Court, private rituals.
Appendix: Names of Qing Emperors and Imperial Ancestors ; Imperial Princely Ranks Added keywords: Zongshi 宗室, consorts, eunuchs, consort tombs, fertility of Qing empresses and consorts, generational elements in personal names, survival rates of Qing emperor's sons versus daughters, age at death of daughters, 1651-1900, age at marriage, performers of grand sacrifices during Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong ; Manchus, ethnicity.
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Subject(s)China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--Court and courtiers--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Rites and ceremonies--China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Political culture--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--Emperors--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #961
ISBN0520212894LCCN97-38792OCLC37801358