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emperor"s four treasuries

R. Kent Guy

emperor"s four treasuries

scholars and the state in the late Chʻien-lung era

by R. Kent Guy

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Published by Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Si ku quan shu -- History.,
    • Learning and scholarship -- China.,
    • China -- History -- Qianlong, 1736-1795.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. Kent Guy.
      SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs ;, 129
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC149.S73 G89 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 289 p. :
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2372493M
      LC Control Number87000495


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