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True crimes in eighteenth-century China

Robert E. Hegel

True crimes in eighteenth-century China

twenty case histories

by Robert E. Hegel

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law -- China -- History,
  • Criminal law -- China -- History -- Cases,
  • Criminal intent -- China -- History,
  • Crime -- China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementcompiled and translated by Robert E. Hegel ; with contributions by Maram Epstein, Mark McNicholas, and Joanna Waley-Cohen.
    GenreCases.
    SeriesAsian law series -- no 20
    ContributionsEpstein, Maram., McNicholas, Mark., Waley-Cohen, Joanna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKNQ3800 .H44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22659323M
    ISBN 109780295989068, 9780295989075
    LC Control Number2008046287

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True crimes in eighteenth-century China Robert E Hegel, Maram Epstein, Mark McNicholas, Joanna Waley-Cohen Published by University of Washington PressCited by: 7. True Crimes in Eighteenth Century China () selected and translated original depositions from witnesses and evidence from the accused in capital cases.

These were contained in memorials to the emperor written by the county magistrate who conducted the investigation and the trial, since (a death sentence had to be approved by the emperor.

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The depositions comprise the evidence given by the accused and witnesses as brought out by the magistrate’s interrogation. They include also his summary and recommendation for sentencing as well. Review a Brill Book; Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives; FAQ; Search.

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My hope is that other readers can.Like a thousand year-old “pidan” egg, Chinese crime fiction has been around for centuries. From the Yuan Dynasty-era “Gong An” detective mysteries to the famous 8th century magistrate Di Renjie (known in the west as Judge Dee), China has long provided ample thrills and chills for even the most hardboiled (pun intended) sleuths.

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