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A biographical dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23-220 AD).

9789004156050

A biographical dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23-220 AD).

De Crespigny, Rafe.

BRILL

2007

1306 pages

$299.00

Hardcover

Handbook of Oriental studies=Handbuch der Orientalistik. Section 4: China; v.19

DS748

As a companion to Michael Loewe's 2000 dictionary of the Former Han dynasty, De Crespigny (Asian studies, Australian National U.) aspires to cite every person recorded as having lived under Later Han or, in the case of non-Chinese people, in relationship to its government. Identifies over 8,000 people in the period from the proclamation of Lui Xuan as the Gengshi Emperor to the abdication of Liu Xie as Emperor Xian. Even the shortest entry includes a reference to the source of the information. Supporting material includes genealogical tables, an outline of the administrative renderings, bibliographies of early and modern works, and maps.

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