Story of China
Power Politics in the Ming Dynasty
Clip: Episode 4 | 2m 24s
Harvard University's Dr. Lik Hang Tsui tells the tale of the third emperor of the Ming dynasty, the ruthless Yongle who kills his nephew to take power. In a purge of his enemies, a loyal minister speaks out and receives the cruelest punishment: Death by ten degrees.
Aired: 06/27/17 |
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