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Title State and society in early medieval China / editor: Albert E. Dien
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991
©1990

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Description viii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Politics of the inner court under the Hou-chu (last lord) of the Northern Chì (ca.565-73) / Jennifer Holmgren -- The role of the military in the western Wei/northern Chou state / Albert E. Dien -- Time, space and structure in the consolidation of the Tàng dynasty (A.D 617-700) / Robert M. Somers
Sale of office or "fines" in the later Han : a matter of interpretation / Carl Leban -- Toward a better understanding of the later Han upper class / Patricia Ebrey -- The evolution in the nature of the Medieval Genteel families / Mao Han-kuang -- Clients and bound retainers in the six dynasties period / Tang Changru -- Reinventing China : pseudobureaucracy in the early southern dynasties / Dennis Grafflin -- Northern émigrés and the problems of census registration under the eastern Jin and southern dynasties / William G. Crowell -- Intermarriage as a gauge of family status in the southern dynasties / Richard B. Mather -- Society and the sacred in the secular city : Temple legends of the Lo-yang Chìeh-lan-chi / Whalen Lai
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
China -- Civilization -- 960-1644.
China -- Politics and government -- 220-589.
China -- Politics and government -- To 1643
China -- Social conditions -- 221 B.C.-960 A.D.
Author Dien, Albert E.
LC no. 89060727
ISBN 0804717451