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Family and Property in Sung China: Yuan Ts'ai's Precepts for Social Life

Ebrey, Patricia Buckley (Translated, with Annotations and Introduction by)

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ISBN 10: 0691054266 / ISBN 13: 9780691054261
Published by Princeton University, 1984
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Best surviving evidence of the everyday thinking of the Sung upper class. Bookseller Inventory # 01775

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Title: Family and Property in Sung China: Yuan ...

Publisher: Princeton University

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Providing the best surviving evidence of the everyday thinking of the Sung upper class, Yuan Ts'ai's twelfth-century manual is the advice of a typical educated man on the concerns of managing a family, from rearing children and arranging their marriages, to avoiding social conflict, training servants, and managing property and preserving it for the next generation.


Originally published in 1984.


The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


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Patricia Buckley Ebrey is Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and the author of "Confucianism and Family Rituals in Imperial China" (1991).

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