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Author Israel, George Lawrence, 1966-

Title Doing Good and Ridding Evil in Ming China : the political career of Wang Yangming / by George L. Israel.

Imprint Leiden : Boston : BRILL, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (343 pages)
Series Sinica Leidensia
Sinica Leidensia.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Maps; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Early Career; 2. Pacifying Southern Gan; Pulling the Weeds at the Margins of Fujian and Guangdong; The "She Bandits" of Hengshui and Tonggang; Eradicating the Bandits of Northern Guangdong; Recuperation; Conclusion; 3. The Prince and the Sage; The Rise of the Prince of Ning; A Righteous Cause; Interpreting Victory; Conclusion; 4. Sageliness Within, Kingliness Without; Rewards and Punishments; Steering Oar in Hand, Navigating the Rapids; Sageliness Within; Kingliness Without; Conclusion; 5. Benevolence on the Border.
Man Rebellions in Guangxi "Shaking the Lines of the Net"; Imperial Magnanimity and "Willing Submission"; "Accommodating the Yi"; Conclusion; 6. Subduing and Civilizing the Yao; Why Employ the Military Instrument?; Using Military Force; Implementing the Path of Appeasing, Settling, Soothing, and Subduing; Towards Long-term Peace; Conclusion; Conclusion; Epilogue; Works Cited; Index.
Summary In Doing Good and Ridding Evil in Ming China: The Political Career of Wang Yangming, George L. Israel offers a detailed study of this influential Neo-Confucian philosopher's official career and military campaigns.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Wang, Yangming, 1472-1529.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Political career of Wang Yangming
Other Form: Print version: Israel, George L. Doing Good and Ridding Evil in Ming China: The Political Career of Wang Yangming. Leiden : BRILL, ©2014 9789004280083
ISBN 9789004280106 (electronic bk.)
9004280103 (electronic bk.)
132212826X (ebk)
9781322128269 (ebk)
9004280081 (hardback ; alk. paper)