Book/Printed Material Xi chao zou yi : liu juan. 熙朝奏議 : 六卷.

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Title

  • Xi chao zou yi : liu juan.

Other Title

  • 熙朝奏議 : 六卷.

Summary

  • Officially a banned books in the Qing Dynasty; and therefore not recorded in Si ku quan shu zong mu. It was named Xi chao zou yi according to the title on the cover of Wei ai shu mu. However, the book appears under several different titles; for example, in volume one of the Jin shu zong mu, it had the title Bu kui tang ke zou shu. The 24 chapters record Chinese history from 1573 to 1604.
  • This work was one of the banned books in the Qing dynasty. Book banning and destruction have a long history in China and became especially prevalent under Emperor Qianlong (reigned 1736-95) of the Qing dynasty, when the encyclopedia of the Si ku quan shu (The complete collection of the four treasuries) was in progress. Some 3,100 works, about 150,000 copies of books, were either burnt or banned. Books on Ming history, biography, philosophy, literature, and even some works on science, technology, and economics that were regarded as having proscribable content, such as anti-Manchu sentiments or objectionable words, were targeted. This work was not included in Si ku quan shu zong mu (The general catalog for the complete collection of the four treasuries). The title can be found both in Jin shu zong mu (The general catalog of banned books) and in Wei ai shu mu (Catalog of works against custom or law). The general catalog of banned books recorded it with a different title, Bu kui tang ke zou shu (Memorials engraved at Bu kui tang). In the imperial Chinese court, documents, such as memorials and edicts, functioned as tools to facilitate communication between the emperor and his administration and his officials, to enable the emperor to comprehend state affairs and to use them as bases of his policies. The term zou yi chiefly indicates personal memorials presented by high officials to the emperor, often with recommendations and proposals for action. Some memorials might not be sanctioned by the emperor, and others might not ever reach the throne. However, they are important historical sources that help understand the range of views held on various subjects and events at the time. A number of selected memorial collections and writings on state affairs of the Ming dynasty have survived. This work was compiled by Wu Daoxing during the Wanli reign (1573-1620). After receiving his jin shi (doctoral degree) in 1595 and later being promoted to the rank of wen lin lang, Wu Daoxing held office at the Court of Imperial Sacrificial Ceremony. The work consists of 32 years' documents, dating from the first year of the Wanli reign of the Ming dynasty (1573), arranged in 24 parts, with headings, such as jun dao (the way of the ruler) and guo shi (national policy). The compiler's preface is dated 1607. World Digital Library.

Names

  • Wu, Daoixing, ji.
  • Jin ling tang, fa xing.
  • Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress).

Created / Published

  • [China] : Jin ling tang, [Ming Wanli 35 nian [1607]

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.
  • -  十六冊二函. Sixteen volumes in two cases.
  • -  十行二十四字. Six lines, with twenty characters per line.
  • -  明吳道行輯。道行事蹟無口,小腆紀傳卷五十八 有吳道行,字見可,另是一人。是書自序下,刻「乙未傳臚」印,檢明代進士題名碑萬曆二十三年第三甲第一名進士為吳道行,直隸常州府宜興縣民籍,當即其人。明制第二三甲第一名皆得稱傳臚也。檢宜興縣志無傳。是書又載敕命一道,因知道行曾官太常寺博士,授文木郎。千煩堂書目有熙朝奏議十二卷,稱:「不知編欲姓」,疑所據為殘本,以冊為卷,且失道行自序也。是書在清代為禁書,故四庫全書總目不載。違礙書目作熙朝奏議,當據封面檢署;禁書總目作不愧堂刻奏疏,則據卷端書題也。著錄各異,實為同書。全書分君道國是等二十四類,始萬曆元年,迄三十二年。自序 萬曆三十五年 (1607).
  • -  金鑲玉本,掃描時應淡化底色.

Medium

  • 16 v.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012402088

Online Format

  • image

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Wu, Daoixing, Ji, Fa Xing Jin Ling Tang, and Chinese Rare Book Collection. XI Chao Zou Yi: Liu Juan. [China: Jin ling tang, Ming Wanli 35 nian, 1607] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012402088/.

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Wu, D., Jin Ling Tang, F. X. & Chinese Rare Book Collection. (1607) XI Chao Zou Yi: Liu Juan. [China: Jin ling tang, Ming Wanli 35 nian] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012402088/.

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Wu, Daoixing, Ji, Fa Xing Jin Ling Tang, and Chinese Rare Book Collection. XI Chao Zou Yi: Liu Juan. [China: Jin ling tang, Ming Wanli 35 nian, 1607] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012402088/>.