The confusions of pleasure : commerce and culture in Ming China /

The Ming dynasty was the last great Chinese dynasty before the Manchu conquest in 1644. During that time, China, not Europe, was the center of the world: the European voyages of exploration were searching not just for new lands but also for new trade routes to the Far East. In this book, Timothy Bro...

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Main Author: Brook, Timothy, 1951- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.
Online Access:CONNECT