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Peony in Love: A Novel


by: Lisa See
“I finally understand what the poets have written. In spring, moved to passion; in autumn only regret.”

For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, these lyrics from The Peony Pavilion mirror her own longings. In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green tea, and jasmine, a small theatrical troupe is performing scenes from this epic opera, a live spectacle few females have ever seen. Like the heroine in the drama, Peony is the cloistered daughter of a wealthy family, trapped like a good-luck cricket in a bamboo-and-lacquer cage.
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The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci


by: Jonathan D. Spence
From the renowned historian and author of The Death of Woman Wang, a vivid and gripping account of the 16th-century missionary’s remarkable sojourn to Ming China
 
In 1577, the Jesuit Priest Matteo Ricci set out from Italy to bring Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China. To capture the complex emotional and religious drama of Ricci's extraordinary life, Jonathan Spence relates his subject's experiences with several images that Ricci himself created—four images derived from the events in the Bible and others from a book on the art of memory that Ricci wrote in Chinese and circulated among members of the Ming dynasty elite.
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1587, A Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline


by: Ray Huang
In 1587, the Year of the Pig, nothing very special happened in China. Yet in the seemingly unspectacular events of this ordinary year, Ray Huang finds exemplified the roots of China's perennial inability to adapt to change. With fascinating accounts of the lives of seven prominent officials, he fashions a remarkably vivid portrayal of the court and the ruling class of late imperial China. In revealing the subtle but inexorable forces that brought about the paralysis and final collapse of the Ming dynasty, Huang offers the reader perspective into the problems China has faced through the centuries.
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The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties


by: Timothy Brook
The Mongol takeover in the 1270s changed the course of Chinese history. The Confucian empire―a millennium and a half in the making―was suddenly thrust under foreign occupation. What China had been before its reunification as the Yuan dynasty in 1279 was no longer what it would be in the future. Four centuries later, another wave of steppe invaders would replace the Ming dynasty with yet another foreign occupation. The Troubled Empire explores what happened to China between these two dramatic invasions.
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【New Frontier HQ】 Chinese Civilization (17) The Ming Dynasty / Part 01


Channel: CCTV-9 International Program: New Frontier Documentary Date: 2008-12-09 Description: Chinese Civilization (17) The Ming Dynasty / Part 01 Video ...
 

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Global History Review: The Ming Dynasty


The Ming Dynasty Part of series which serves as a review of the major concepts of the New York State Global History curriculum. This video can be used by ...
 

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Brief History of the Ming Dynasty.
 

[New Frontier HQ] Chinese Civilization (17) The Ming Dynasty / Part 01 1/2


Date: 2008-12-09 Resolution: HQ Program: New Frontier Series: Chinese Civilization Episode: Chinese Civilization (17) The Ming Dynasty / Part 01 1/2 Video ...
 

 

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