Delivering Justice in Qing China Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Author(s): 
Liang, Linxia
ISBN: 
9780197263990
Date published: 
October 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£40.00

Traditional Chinese law, including Qing law, was often criticised as being inapplicable in civil trials and it was often believed that the magistrate's court preferred mediation rather than decision-making. This volume challenges these views and repairs the distorted picture of Qing civil justice.