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Carrying on with the argument built within the author's past e-book, this exhaustively researched research describes the humiliation of the chinese language gentry by the hands of the statist Oboi regents within the 1660s and the Kangxi emperor's self-declared Confucian sagehood within the 1670s, which successfully trumped the gentry's declare to sovereignty.

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