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Carrying on with the argument constructed within the author's prior booklet, 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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