Ginseng and Border Trespassing Between Qing China and Chosǒn Korea

@article{Kim2007GinsengAB,
  title={Ginseng and Border Trespassing Between Qing China and Chosǒn Korea},
  author={Seonmin Kim},
  journal={Late Imperial China},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={33 - 61}
}
  • Seonmin Kim
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Late Imperial China
  • Late Imperial China Vol. 28, No. 1 (June 2007): 33–61 © by the Society for Qing Studies and The Johns Hopkins University Press 33 The 1685 Border incident In the fall of 1685 the imperial emissary Le Chu and his men, acting upon the Kangxi emperor’s (r. 1662–1772) orders, began to survey Changbaishan and to map the topography of the border area. Their field investigation was part of an ambitious project to create The Unified Gazetteer of the Great Qing (Da Qing yitongzhi). When they approached… CONTINUE READING