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Savage, Alan

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Savage, Alan

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Savage, Alan

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Alan Savage

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Savage, Alan

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Elliott, Mark C.

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000930790

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Item Description: LITTLE, BROWN & COMPANY, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Nr Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. NOTE FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS: HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE FEE FOR OVERSEAS SHIPPING, PLEASE EMAIL FOR PRICE-DETAILS IF RELEVANT. Excellent clean crisp interior with no markings and showing only a hint of usage, immaculate boards; d/j also in nr fine condition just a tiny rub to top rear corner and light crease to edge of inside flap. Bookseller Inventory # 004522

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Frith, Henry and Leighton, E. Blair (illus.)

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Item Description: London : Cassell & Company, 1886. Book Condition: Good. 1886 Edition.. N/A. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP80086257

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Mark C. Elliott

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, 2001. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: In 1644, the Manchus, a relatively unknown people inhabiting China's rude northeastern frontier, overthrew the Ming, Asia's mightiest rulers, and established the Qing dynasty, which endured to 1912. From this event arises one of Chinese history's great conundrums: How did a barely literate alien people manage to remain in power for nearly 300 years over a highly cultured population that was vastly superior in number? This problem has fascinated scholars for almost a century, but until now no one has approached the question from the Manchu point of view.This book, the first in any language to be based mainly on Manchu documents, supplies a radically new perspective on the formative period of the modern Chinese nation. Drawing on recent critical notions of ethnicity, the author explores the evolution of the "Eight Banners, " a unique Manchu system of social and military organization that was instrumental in the conquest of the Ming. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0804746842

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Elliott, Mark C.

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Savage, Alan

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Item Description: London: Little, Brown and Company, 1992, London, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine+. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine+. First Edition. 403pp. 9.5 x 6 inches approx. The Saga of the Barrington family in 19th Century China. Discoloured spine of dust jacket, otherwise all as new. Bookseller Inventory # 1036

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Item Description: Book on Demand, Miami, 2015. Perfect binding. Book Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. 5.8" x 8.3". In English language. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Eight Banners (In Manchu: jak¿n g¿sa, Chinese: ¿¿ b¿qí) were administrative divisions into which all Manchu families were placed. They provided the basic framework for the Manchu military organization. The fundamental building block of the banners was the company (Manchu: niru, Chinese: ¿¿ zu¿l¿ng), some of which reflected pre-existing lineage or tribal connections in their membership, while others deliberately overrode such connections in an effort to create a more centralized military force. Each company was, in principle, required to furnish 300 troops to the larger banner army. Dannoe izdanie predstavlyaet soboj kompilyatsiyu svedenij, nahodyaschihsya v svobodnom dostupe v srede Internet v tselom, i v informatsionnom setevom resurse "Vikipediya" v chastnosti. Sobrannaya po chastotnym zaprosam ukazannoj tematiki, dannaya kompilyatsiya postroena po printsipu podbora blizkih informatsionnyh ssylok, ne imeet samostoyatelnogo syuzheta, ne soderzhit nikakih analiticheskih materialov, vyvodov, otsenok moralnogo, eticheskogo, politicheskogo, religioznogo i mirovozzrencheskogo haraktera v otnoshenii glavnoj tematiki, predstavlyaya soboj isklyuchitelno faktologicheskij material. This item is printed on demand. This is a printed copy of digital content available at Wikipedia. SOFT COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 3614175

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Item Description: British Library, Historical Print Editions, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 188 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Title: The Embroidered Banner, and other marvels . With eight coloured steel etchings, by Alfred Ashley.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world s largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The GENERAL HISTORICAL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world. Topics include health, education, economics, agriculture, environment, technology, culture, politics, labour and industry, mining, penal policy, and social order. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Hort, Richard; 1850. 288 p.; 8 . 12620.e.15. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781241215743

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, United States, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised.. 234 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1644, the Manchus, a relatively unknown people inhabiting China s rude northeastern frontier, overthrew the Ming, Asia s mightiest rulers, and established the Qing dynasty, which endured to 1912. From this event arises one of Chinese history s great conundrums: How did a barely literate alien people manage to remain in power for nearly 300 years over a highly cultured population that was vastly superior in number? This problem has fascinated scholars for almost a century, but until now no one has approached the question from the Manchu point of view. This book, the first in any language to be based mainly on Manchu documents, supplies a radically new perspective on the formative period of the modern Chinese nation. Drawing on recent critical notions of ethnicity, the author explores the evolution of the Eight Banners, a unique Manchu system of social and military organization that was instrumental in the conquest of the Ming. The author argues that as rulers of China the Manchu conquerors had to behave like Confucian monarchs, but that as a non-Han minority they faced other, more complex considerations as well. Their power derived not only from the acceptance of orthodox Chinese notions of legitimacy, but also, the author suggests, from Manchu ethnic sovereignty, which depended on the sustained coherence of the conquerors. When, in the early 1700s, this coherence was threatened by rapid acculturation and the prospective loss of Manchu distinctiveness, the Qing court, always insecure, desperately urged its minions to uphold the traditions of an idealized Manchu Way. However, the author shows that it was not this appeal but rather the articulation of a broader identity grounded in the realities of Eight Banner life that succeeded in preserving Manchu ethnicity, and the Qing dynasty along with it, into the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780804746847

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, United States, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised.. 234 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1644, the Manchus, a relatively unknown people inhabiting China s rude northeastern frontier, overthrew the Ming, Asia s mightiest rulers, and established the Qing dynasty, which endured to 1912. From this event arises one of Chinese history s great conundrums: How did a barely literate alien people manage to remain in power for nearly 300 years over a highly cultured population that was vastly superior in number? This problem has fascinated scholars for almost a century, but until now no one has approached the question from the Manchu point of view. This book, the first in any language to be based mainly on Manchu documents, supplies a radically new perspective on the formative period of the modern Chinese nation. Drawing on recent critical notions of ethnicity, the author explores the evolution of the Eight Banners, a unique Manchu system of social and military organization that was instrumental in the conquest of the Ming. The author argues that as rulers of China the Manchu conquerors had to behave like Confucian monarchs, but that as a non-Han minority they faced other, more complex considerations as well. Their power derived not only from the acceptance of orthodox Chinese notions of legitimacy, but also, the author suggests, from Manchu ethnic sovereignty, which depended on the sustained coherence of the conquerors. When, in the early 1700s, this coherence was threatened by rapid acculturation and the prospective loss of Manchu distinctiveness, the Qing court, always insecure, desperately urged its minions to uphold the traditions of an idealized Manchu Way. However, the author shows that it was not this appeal but rather the articulation of a broader identity grounded in the realities of Eight Banner life that succeeded in preserving Manchu ethnicity, and the Qing dynasty along with it, into the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780804746847

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Savage, Alan

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In 1644, the Manchus, a relatively unknown people inhabiting China's rude northeastern frontier, overthrew the Ming, Asia's mightiest rulers, and established the Qing dynasty, which endured to 1912. From this event arises one of Chinese history's great conundrums: How did a barely literate alien people manage to remain in power for nearly 300 years over a highly cultured population that was vastly superior in number? This problem has fascinated scholars for almost a century, but until now no one has approached the question from the Manchu point of view.This book, the first in any language to be based mainly on Manchu documents, supplies a radically new perspective on the formative period of the modern Chinese nation. Drawing on recent critical notions of ethnicity, the author explores the evolution of the "Eight Banners, " a unique Manchu system of social and military organization that was instrumental in the conquest of the Ming. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0804746842

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