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

    Translated by
  • Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Paperback

Price:
$53.00 / £42.00
ISBN:
Published:
Jul 14, 2014
1984
Pages:
380
Size:
6 x 9 in.
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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.

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