This is a history of China for the 900-year time span of the late imperial period. A senior scholar of this epoch, F. W. Mote highlights the personal characteristics of the rulers and dynasties and probes the cultural theme of Chinese adaptations to recurrent alien rule.
Da Ming lü
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, … Read more
Military Culture in Imperial China – This volume explores the relationship between culture and the military in Chinese society from early China to the Qing … Read more
How Eunuchs were made A eunuch in ancient China was a man castrated, typically early enough in his childhood to have major hormonal consequences in … Read more