From Ming Studies (Selected Papers from Provincial Ming Court Conference)

Ming Studies (Selected Papers from Provincial Ming Court Conference), Volume 2012, Number 65

MingStudies
includes four original papers delivered at the Geiss Foundation sponsored Conference held at Colgate College in 2011.  The entire volume can be accessed at the link above.  The pdf download can be downloaded by clicking on the title and the html link for the article is linked to the author’s name.

Princely Courts of the Ming Dymasty (pdf) by David M. Robinson