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From Warhorses to PloughsharesThe Later Tang Reign of Emperor Mingzong$
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Richard L. Davis

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208104

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208104.001.0001

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Political Events:

Political Events:

The Tiancheng Reign, 926–930

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(p.63) Chapter 3 Political Events
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From Warhorses to Ploughshares
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Richard L. Davis

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208104.003.0003

Chapter 3 is on the early reign of Mingzong. He has promoted men aligned to his priorities to his council and further involved civil officials in the social life of the capital. In 927, Mingzong announced his tour to Kaifeng, which turned into a year long stay. A month later, mutiny broke out in the city and although the it was suppressed soon, it also lead to the dismissal of Ren Huan. Conflicts between Mingzong and his two biological sons Congrong and Conghou were also brewing and his relationship with An Chonghui became increasingly strained in his earlier reign.

Keywords:   Chinese History, China, Five Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Mingzong, Biography, Politics, Shatuo, Diplomacy, Border Conflicts

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