Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Fine. 16 x 24 cm. References. Index. 416 pp. / Fine. Item #6050
Asserting that litigation in late imperial China was a form of documentary warfare, this book offers a social analysis of the men who composed legal documents. Litigation masters emerge as central players in many of the most scandalous cases in 18th- and 19th-century China.