Historical Records on the Main Characteristics of Chinese Imperial Life
By edited by Zhang Juzheng and others, annotated by Wang Shouqing  Publisher: Zhonghua Book Company
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2021-01-01 | ISBN: 9787101154610
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This is a book of political-featured enlightenment for emperors and completed in the early Wanli period by Prime Minister Zhang Juzheng as the chief editor,which expresses scholar-bureaucrats’expectation for"Sage Emperor" at that time. Since Emperor Wanli was young, scholar-bureaucrats had placed great hope on him to develop the state vigorously. As a teaching material made for Emperor Wanli, this book reflects scholar-bureaucrats’ political ideals and values. This book involves the relation between Emperor and scholar-bureaucrats, Emperor and common people and the virtue of Emperor himself, which nurtures both moral ethics and administrative capability.