The Rise of the Ming
Lecture no. 37 from the course: Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In the wake of Mongol destruction, China’s Ming dynasty emerged as a deeply conservative society dedicated to maintaining stability and tradition. These were peaceful—yet economically stagnant—years marked by problems such as piracy, an inept and disinterested government, famines, and rebellions.