Ming dynasty

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Noun1.Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Perhaps one criticism of this much-needed translation and introduction to Wu Yubi is that it might provide a better sense as to how he fits into the intellectual world of fifteenth-century Ming China.
Contact between Ming China and the Persian Gulf, which had flourished since the earliest years of the Ming Dynasty, was greatly enhanced by the seven voyages of Zheng He, admiral of the Ming imperial fleet.
Xue Xuan's writings are scarce and frequently not appreciated as first-rate philosophical works by general standards, but he was highly esteemed in the intellectual world of Ming China.
The empirical evidence comes from an investigation of a total of sixteen investiture cases between Choson Korea and Ming China between 1392 and 1644.
Hsia gives us the most complete single work on Ricci to date by drawing from a vast range of sources and a remarkably broad knowledge of the politics and culture that influenced Ricci's secular and religious formation, both in Europe and in late Ming China.
Of woman by woman; two erotic novellas from Ming China.
A Dragon's Head and a Serpent's Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian War, 1592-1598 is for any college-level library strong in Asian history and culture.
Strange Names of God: The Missionary Translation of the Divine Name and the Chinese Responses to Matteo Ricci's "Shangti" in Late Ming China, 1583-1644.
It is certainly not an exaggeration when Yu Chun-fang straightforwardly characterized Ming China as a "Confucian society.
The examples he wants us to follow, however, involve a pair of backward autocracies--15th-century Ming China and 17th-century Tokugawa Japan--and the contemporary Amish, an example that actually undermines his argument.