Lee, Sukhee, 1971-

Negotiated power : the state, elites, and local governance in twelfth- to fourteenth-century China / Sukhee Lee. - 1 online resource (xiii, 347 pages) : illustrations, map. - JSTOR eBooks Harvard East Asian monographs ; 371 . - Harvard East Asian monographs ; 371. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-338) and index.

List of maps, tables, and figures -- Introduction -- Elites, locality, and the state -- Local governance in southern Song Mingzhou -- Cooperation and tension : revisiting local activism -- The Yuan transformation : the state and elites under alien rule -- Appendix 1: Burial site in a county different from county of residence -- Appendix 2: Translocal marriages in southern Song and Yuan mingzhou -- Appendix 3: Extant biographical sources for officials who served in southern Song Mingzhou -- Appendix 4: Maintenance of official schools in southern Song Mingzhou -- Inscriptions on official schools in Yuan Mingzhou -- Abbreviations.

"Posits an alternative understanding of the relationship between the state and social elites in the middle period of Chinese imperial history. The book shows in vivid detail how state power and local elite interests were mutually constitutive and reinforcing"--Provided by the publisher.

9781684175468 1684175461

22573/ctt1x00vhb JSTOR

DS796.N56 / L33 2014

951/.024