This Book Explores Cultural Change In A Chinese City Following The Manchu Conquest Of The City Of Yangzhou, At The Intersection Of The Grand Canal And The Yangzi River, Is Best Known As The Site Of Human And Physical Devastation During The Conquest And As A Vibrant Commercial Center During The Eighteenth Century The Book Focuses On The Period Between The Conquest And The City S Commercial Florescence A Moment In Which Yangzhou Was A Center Of Literary Culture That Was Consciously Conceived As Transregional And Transdynastic The Book Shows How Yangzhou S Elite Used Physical Sites As Markers In The Reconstruction Of The City, And As Vehicles Consolidating Power And Prestige Gradually, However, The Gestures And Sites Of The Postconquest Elite Were Appropriated By The City S Increasingly Powerful Salt Merchants And Incorporated Into A Court Oriented Culture Centered At Beijing
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- 304 pages
- Building Culture in Early Qing Yangzhou
- Tobie Meyer-Fong
- 27 September 2017 Tobie Meyer-Fong