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The Eunuchs in the Ming Dynasty

This book is the first on Chinese eunuchs in English and presents a comprehensive picture of the role that they played in the Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.

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How to create a Eunuch: the procedure
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How to create a Eunuch: the procedure

How to create a Eunuch: A eunuch in ancient China was a man castrated, typically early enough in his childhood to have major hormonal consequences in order to make him reliable servant of a royal court where physical access to the ruler could wield great influence.

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38 rare pictures of eunuchs during Qing Dynasty

A eunuch (太監, Taijian) is a man who has been castrated in his early life for this change to have major hormonal consequences.

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