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Early Biographies Of Ho Ching-Ming

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This appendix discusses the early biographies of Ho Ching-Ming. These biographies fall into three classes. First, there are independent accounts composed from scratch, as it were. Although they draw on a variety of sources, some of them identifiable but many now inaccessible, they clearly represent fresh attempts to present Ho's life and its significance. Then, there are numerous accounts found in biographical compendia of various sorts that typically draw on one earlier account, or in some cases two or three. Finally, there are sources that eschew any attempt at a full account, offering instead one or more short biographical or critical essays as part of works consisting of similar materials about a wide range of people. Reflection on the evolution of Ho's biography, as opposed to his life, suggests the importance of looking beyond the dynastic history of the Ming.

Keywords: early biographies; Ho Ching-Ming; Ming personalities

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