Vietnam and the Chinese Model: A Comparative Study of Vietnamese and Chinese Government in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

WOODSIDE, Alexander Barton

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1971
  • Place Published: Cambridge
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
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  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Details:
    358 p. 24 cm. One map. Harvard East Asian Series 52. Beige cloth hardcover in mylar-covered beige dustjacket. Ink signature and ink stamp on front free endpaper. Some pink highlighting. Topics: the Vietnamese monarchy and its two traditions, Vietnamese historiography and Vietnamese interaction with China, southeast Asian features in Vietnamese society and culture, familial institutions and the Sino-Vietnamese social order, linguistic and literary bridge-building between China and Vietnam, imperial power in bureaucratic Confucian society, an overview of Sino-Vietnamese central civil administration, the borrowing ideals of court bureaucrats and the practical problems of provincial administrators, an overview of the Vietnamese exam system in the 1800s, etc. Bibliography, glossary, index.

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