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Strange Weather: Art, Politics, and Climate Change at the Court of Northern Song Emperor Huizong
This study addresses aspects of culture and politics at the court of the Northern Song emperor Huizong 徽宗 (1082–1135, r. 1100–1125) during the middle years of his reign, particularly around 1110. It
Heritage or Imperial Violence: A Hidden History of Early Ming Princely Acquisition of Art
The bequeathing of property within a royal family is ostensibly a clean transfer governed by clear legal codes. In the case of the Ming imperial court, many assume that imperial collections were
THE CONFISCATING HENCHMEN: THE MASQUERADE OF MING EMBROIDERED-UNIFORM GUARD LIU SHOUYOU
Abstract The story of how Embroidered-Uniform Guard confiscators defied the Ming Emperor Wanli (r. 1573–1620) to uphold their own particular view of justice is rich in detail, but has been virtually
Ming News
• Yunshuang Zhang, Wayne State University, “A Diversity of Voices: The Collected Commentaries on Su Shi’s Poetry” • Naixi Feng, University of Chicago, “Inhabiting the Northern Landscape: Beijing and
MING NEWS
The annual meeting of the Society for Ming Studies was held in conjunction with AAS 2015 in Chicago on March 27. The panel this year was on material culture and the Ming. The three presenters were
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