The Death of Woman Wang

By Jonathan Spence

Award-winning author Jonathan D. Spence paints a vivid picture of an obscure place and time: provincial China in the seventeenth century. Life in the northeastern county of T’an-ch’eng emerges here as an endless cycle of floods, plagues, crop failures, banditry, and heavy taxation. …

Published date: January 1, 1978
Type: Books
Genre: History

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Great book.