Home and the World: Editing the "Glorious Ming" in Woodblock-Printed Books of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
by Yuming He
Harvard University Press, 2012
Cloth: 978-0-674-06680-9
Library of Congress Classification Z240.H425 2012
Dewey Decimal Classification 092.09031

China’s sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw an unprecedented explosion in the production of woodblock-printed books. This volume considers what a wide range of late Ming books reveal about their readers’ ideas of a pleasurable private life, as well as their orientations toward early modernity and toward traditional Chinese sources of authority.

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