[Podcast] The Qinzong emperor’s banishment and the messiness of dynastic China

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The story of the last emperor of the Northern Song dynasty is a reminder not only of the perils of royalty in the 12th century, but also of the turbulence often obscured by the labels of imperial and dynastic succession.

Read the article by James Carter:  https://supchina.com/2022/05/11/the-qinzong-emperors-banishment-and-the-messiness-of-dynastic-china/

Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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