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Local administration in Ming China

Thomas G. Nimick

Local administration in Ming China

the changing roles of magistrates, prefects, and provincial officials

by Thomas G. Nimick

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Published by Society for Ming Studies in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- China -- History,
  • China -- Politics and government -- 1368-1644

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-197) and index.

    StatementThomas G. Nimick.
    SeriesMing studies research series -- no. 5, Ming studies research series -- no. 5.
    ContributionsSociety for Ming Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS7353.A8 N45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23742255M
    ISBN 100980063914
    ISBN 109780980063912
    LC Control Number2009502171

    This book examines cities of the Jiangnan region of south-central China between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries, an area considered to be the model of a successfully developing regional economy. The six studies focus on the urban centers of Suzhou, Hangzhou, Yangzhou, and Shanghai. Emphasizing the regional focus, the authors explore the interconnections and sequential relationships. warfare seems to have promoted social and economic change, much as it had in China during the Warring States Period ( B.C.E.). Trade grew, and greater use was made of coins imported from Ming China. Markets began appearing at river crossings, at the entrances to temples and shrines, and at other places where people congregated. costly administration. Although the Ming initially controlled Ningxia through military control and eunuch administration, eventually they expanded their imperial project in order to civilize and fundamentally change the nature of the people in Ningxia. Schools and temples served as a way to transform the people and improve their lives.


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