Tai Ming-Shih

Tai Ming-Shih

 

Born Apr. 15, 1653; died Mar. 3, 1713. Chinese historian. He collected materials to write a history of the southern Ming dynasty (ruled 1645–62), which was destroyed by the Manchu Ch’ing dynasty. Tai was imprisoned by the Manchu government in 1711 and was then executed. In 1841 part of Tai Ming-shih’s work was published under the title Sung Ch’ien-hsii hsiensheng chi (Collected Works of Mr. Sung Ch’ien-hsü).

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Slight inaccuracies concerning Fang's early career and his involvement in the persecution of Tai Ming-shih do not detract from Guy's perceptive observations, through Fang Pao, about changing relations between emperors and their chief scholar-servitors during the late K'ang-hsi, Yung-cheng, and early Ch'ien-lung periods.