Fake News And Information Leaks: Constructing Documentary Authority In Late Imperial China

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 4:30 pm  In seventeenth-century China, the Qing dynasty inherited a troubled information order. Within the bureaucracy, lengthy procedural correspondence buried urgent messages and covert networks troubled official hierarchies. Beyond the reach of the state, gossip and rumor endangered the stability of the new dynasty.