Explores 268 Years Of Chinese History in 4 Volumes
The most complete and authoritative look at the last feudal monarchy in China’s long history, A Concise History of the Qing Dynasty (4-volume set) details the birth of what would become modern-day China. Covering the fall of the Manchurians, these 4 volumes offer a comprehensive look at the last dynasty in China. Under Qing rule, China saw art and culture flourish even while the nation faced invasion by hostile foreign powers and oppression under the subsequent unequal treaties.
A Concise History of the Qing Dynasty (4-volume set) is a landmark work on Chinese history by China’s leading expert on the Qing era. Dai Yi explores every facet of the Qing’s empire and the dynasty’s rule. The roots of the structure of today’s China can be traced back to the last dynasty in China.
Highlights of Each Volume
The Repression of Peasant Uprisings by the Qing Troops and the Struggles against the Qing in Various Regions
The Establishment of the Reign of the Qing Dynasty over China and Its Early Policies
The Enforcement of Centralization of Administration and the Governmental Organizations of the Qing Dynasty
The Development of the Agricultural Economy and the Feudal Farm Rent and Taxation System
Class Structure in the Qing Dynasty and Class Struggle in the Early Eighteenth Century
Russia’s Early Aggression against China and the Anti-Aggression Struggles of Various Nationalities of China
The Intensification of Social Contradictions and the Increasingly Decadent Ruling Class
Invasions of China by Capitalist Countries
About the Author
Dai Yi graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University and went to study at the Department of History, Peking University. In 1961 he served as Deputy Director of the History Department of Renmin University of China, and also as Director of the Research Institute of Chinese History. In 2002, he served as Director of the National Editorial Board on Qing dynasty history. He has written or edited over 30 books, including the Draft of China’s Modern History, the Sino-Russian Treaty of Nerchinsk (1689), A Concise History of the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Qianlong and his Era, China and the World in the 18th Century, A Yearbook of the Qing Dynasty, the Anthology of Lu Shuang, the Anthology of Fan Lu, and the Anthology of Yu Bing.