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Defining Chu : image and reality in ancient China.

Author: Constance Cook
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text presents a broad and in-depth analysis of the Chinese state of Chu, focusing on the years 700 to 200 BC. It traces the evolution of the Chu from a vassal state of Zhou, to its rise and fall  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Cook
ISBN: 0824818857 9780824818852
OCLC Number: 470145744
Description: v. ; In-4 °
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Defining Chu: Image and Reality in Ancient China

by jmcgough (WorldCat user published 2011-03-09) Excellent Permalink

A collection of 12 articles by eight authors discussing the state of Chu, which was absorbed into China's first empire in the second century BCE. The book's three parts cover: 1. Perspectives in defining Chu culture (geography, archaeology, and art); 2. State and society (social and political organization,...
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