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Historical dictionary of medieval China

Author: Victor Cunrui Xiong
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Series: Historical dictionaries of ancient civilizations and historical eras.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Medieval China contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on historical figures. It expands on existing thematic entries, and adds a number of new ones with substantial content, including those on nobility, art, architecture, archaeology, economy, agriculture, money,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
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Xiong, Victor Cunrui.
Historical dictionary of medieval China.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
(DLC) 2016033694
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Cunrui Xiong
ISBN: 9781442276154 1442276150 1442276169 9781442276161
OCLC Number: 953823278
Description: 2 volumes (cxiv, 891 pages) : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's Foreword (Jon Woronoff)PrefacePronunciation Guide for Difficult Chinese CharactersConventions, Symbols, and Oft-used Chinese TermsAbbreviationsMap 1. Three Kingdoms, ad 262. Based on Tan v. 3:3-4. Map 2. Western Jin, ad 281. Based on Tan v. 3:33-34.Map 3. Later Qin, Western Qin, Northern Wei and others, ad 409. Based on Tan v. 4:15-16.Map 4. Liu-Song and Northern Wei, ad 449. Based on Tan v. 4:17-18.Map 5. Qi and Northern Wei, ad 497. Based on Tan v. 4:19-20.Map 6. Liang, Eastern Wei, and Western Wei, ad 546. Based on Tan v. 4:21-22.Map 7. Chen, Northern Qi, and Northern Zhou, ad 572. Based on Tan v. 4:23-24.Map 8. Sui Dynasty, ad 612. Based on Tan v. 5:3-4.Map 9. Tang Dynasty (1), ad 741. Based on Tan v. 5:34-35.Map 10. Tang Dynasty (2), ad 820. Based on Tan v. 5:38-39.Map 11. Five Dynasties, mid-10th century ad. Based on Tan v. 5:82-83, 86, 89, 90, 91, 93.Index to Maps 1-11Dynastic PeriodsChronologyIntroductionTHE DICTIONARYBibliographyReign PeriodsAbout the Author
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of ancient civilizations and historical eras.
Responsibility: Victor Cunrui Xiong.

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Covering an extensive period-from the end of Han in the late second century to the beginning of Song in the late tenth-this updated edition features historical figures, places, events, movements, Read more...

 
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