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Published: 27 October 2020

376 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190060046

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Heaven Has Eyes

A History of Chinese Law

Xiaoqun Xu

  • Provides a comprehensive yet concise history of Chinese law and justice from the imperial era to the post-Mao era
  • Treats the traditional Chinese law and judicial practices and their modern counterparts as a coherent history, addressing both criminal and civil justice
  • Examines the transition from traditional laws and practices to modern ones in the twentieth century