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Treason by the Book
Treason by the Book
Author: Jonathan D. Spence
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ISBN-13: 9780142000410
ISBN-10: 0142000418
Publication Date: 3/5/2002
Pages: 300
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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It\'s 1728 and the governor-general of the provinces of Shaanxi and Sichuan receives a letter indicating treasonShortly before noon on October 28, 1728, General Yue Zhongqi, the most powerful military and civilian official in northwest China, was en route to his headquarters. Suddenly, out of the crowd, a stranger ran toward Yue and passed him an envelope-an envelope containing details of a treasonous plot to overthrow the Manchu government.