What the Emperor Built: Architecture and Empire in the Early Ming (University of Washington Press, 2020)
Author Aurelia Campbell discusses imperial and temple architecture built under the Yongle emperor in the early fifteenth century.
- Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism
- Material culture
- Imperial art, politics, and the court
- Architecture, space, and the built environment
- Campbell, Aurelia. “The Hall of Supreme Harmony as a Simulacrum of Ming Dynasty Construction.” In The Ming World, edited by Kenneth Swope, 221-240. New York: Routledge Press, 2019.
- Chan, Hok-Lam, Legends of the Building of Old Peking. Seattle, University of Washington Press, 2008.
- Clunas, Craig and Jessica Harrison-Hall, eds. Ming: 50 Years that Changed China. London: The British Museum Press, 2014.
- Craig Clunas, Jessica Harrison-Hall, and Yu-ping Luk, eds. Ming Courts and Contacts (1400-1450). London: The British Museum Press, 2016.
- Yu Zhouyun. Palaces of the Forbidden City. New York, NY: Viking, 1984.
- Zhang, Fan Jeremy, ed. Royal Taste: The Art of the Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China. New York: Scala Arts and Heritage Publishers, 2015.
- Zhu, Jianfei. Chinese Spatial Strategies: Imperial Beijing, 1420-1911. London; New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.