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Forgery and Impersonation in Imperial China : Popular Deceptions and the High Qing State (Hardcover)

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Across 18th-century China a wide range of common people forged government documents or pretended to be officials or other agents of the state. This examination of case records and law codes traces the legal meanings and social and political contexts of small-time swindles that were punished as grave political transgressions.

Number of Pages: 265.0
Genre: History, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: China Program Book
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Author: Mark Mcnicholas
Language: English
Street Date: February 23, 2016
TCIN: 46767137
UPC: 9780295995090
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7816

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