Reorienting the Manchus: A Study of Sinicization, 1583-1795

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East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2011 - History - 374 pages

Making extensive use of Chinese, Japanese, Manchu, and Western sources, the author adopts a historical multifaceted approach to explore the various forces--geography; economics; frontier contacts; political and social institutions; language, literature, and art; religion and Confucianism--that made possible the Manchu adoption of Chinese ways of life.

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Pei Huang is Professor Emeritus of History, Youngstown State University, Ohio, with works published in journals and by university presses that include Indiana University Press, Journal of Asian Studies, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, and Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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