China and the Seventeenth-Century Crisis

@article{Wakeman1986ChinaAT,
  title={China and the Seventeenth-Century Crisis},
  author={Frederic E. Wakeman},
  journal={Late Imperial China},
  year={1986},
  volume={7},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
  • Frederic E. Wakeman
  • Published 1986
  • Sociology
  • Late Imperial China
  • Imperial rescript to the Board ofRevenue and other yamen: We are reminded that for a number ofyears now there has been no surcease from military hostilities. Hundreds ofmillions have been spent on urgently needed supplies. Added to that, there have been floods and droughts, and the little people have found it difficult to eat. The local officials cannot soothe and pacify them, and as a result, they become vagabonds who cut off Our roads. The entire world within Our territorial boundaries is… CONTINUE READING

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