The Thorny Gates of Learning in Sung China: A Social History of Learning in Sung China

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very good. Green cloth covered boards, bumped at top corner. Binding is tight. Text box of lower-grade paper is toned. Bibliography. Index. 279 pp. / Missing. Item #5810

Series: Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions

This book explores the profound cultural impact of the civil service examinations during the period when they first became the primary means of government recruitment.

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