Famine Relief

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780520260917
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520947702 | DOI:
Famine Relief

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The English translation of six chapters in Book XI of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates is shown here. The chapters discuss the following: preparation of relief supplies, solicitation of contributions, the extent of relief measures, setting up camps and organizing relief activities, additional measures for dealing with famine, and concluding relief operations.

Keywords: administration; district magistrates; relief efforts; soliciting contributions; camps; famine

Chapter.  41036 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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