#230 - Ming 19: A Futile & Stupid Barrier

The History of China show

Summary: <p>Happy Year of the Tiger!</p><p>Great Ming decides that it's going to (re-)(re-)Build a Great, Great, Great Wall...and MAKE THE MONGOLS PAY FOR IT!*</p><br><p>(*claim disputed by Mongolia)</p><br><p>Major Work Cited:</p><p>Fairbanks, John King. <em>China: A New History, 2nd Edition.</em></p><p>Mote, Frederick W. “The Ch’eng-hua and Hung-chih Reigns, 1465-1505” in <em>The Cambridge History of China, Vol. 7: The Ming Dynasty, Part I.</em></p><p>Waldron, Arthur. <em>The Great Wall of China: From History to Myth.</em></p><p><br></p><br><hr><p style="color:grey;font-size:0.75em;"> See <a style="color:grey;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://acast.com/privacy">acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>