Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)

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Ming Dynasty

Short doco about the Ming Dynasty's achievments, relevant to Mattis' comments earlier today...

The Ming Dynasty appears to be their model, albeit in a more muscular manner, demanding that other nations become tribute states kowtowing to Beijing” 

– US Secratary of Defense Mattis [link]


The past is always more complicated than politicians want it to be,” 

– Michael Szonyi, Chinese history professor at Harvard



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