Tag Archives: Philip Kuhn

Rise of the Song Sichuanese Literati Elites

A review of Managing the Territories from Afar: The Imperial State and Elites in Sichuan, 755–1279, by Song Chen. In assembling and dissecting hundreds of…

Office Purchase & Status in Qing China

A review of Power for a Price: Office Purchase, Elite Families, and Status Maintenance in Qing China, by Lawrence Lok Cheung Zhang. A recent Op-Ed…