Review: Waiting for the Dawn: A Plan for the Prince: Huang Tsung-hsi’s Ming-i tai-fang lu by Wm Theodore de Bary.

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Abstract

A review of Wm Theodore de Bary's book Waiting for the Dawn: A Plan for the Prince: Huang Tsung-hsi’s Ming-i tai-fang lu published by Columbia University Press in 1993. The book, largely based on the author's 1953 PhD dissertation, provides magisterial study of Huang Tsung-hsi's (1610-1695) classic discourses on late imperial, especially Ming dynasty, government, pointing out as many aspects of its failure as remedial suggestions at the state level.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533-534
JournalJournal of Asian Studies
Volume53
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1994

Keywords

  • Huang Tsung-hsi / Huang Zongxi (1610-1695)
  • Ming-i tai-fang lu / Mingyi daifanglu
  • Statecraft discourse in 17th-century China

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