The Donglin Academy in Wuxi.
Wee Kek Koon
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How the Ming dynasty’s powerful eunuchs killed an ideological Confucianist movement

The Donglin Academy started as a school in Wuxi and went on to become a movement that aimed to change society through education, until the school was forced to close in the 1620s

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The Donglin Academy in Wuxi.
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