The Qing—Nomads Return from the North
Lecture no. 39 from the course: Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Follow the rise of the Qing dynasty, which followed a series of Manchu raids into China during the 17th century. Professor Benjamin explains why the Ming dynasty failed, and he then introduces you to two of the Qing dynasty’s most effective rulers. He concludes with a discussion of why the dynasty began to fail in the 19th century.