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Inside the World of the EunuchA Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Melissa S. Dale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of how Chinese palace eunuchs, a complicated and much-maligned group of people, struggled to insert a degree of agency into their lives. During the Qing dynasty, the ... More

Popular Memories of the Mao EraFrom Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... More

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