Tso Chuan: Selections from China's Oldest Narrative History / Edition 1

Tso Chuan: Selections from China's Oldest Narrative History / Edition 1

by Burton Watson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231067151

ISBN-13: 2900231067156

Pub. Date: 10/01/1992

Publisher: Columbia University Press

-An elegant English translation that embodies the careful scholarship of this eminent translator of Chinese texts. -Journal of Asian Studies

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-An elegant English translation that embodies the careful scholarship of this eminent translator of Chinese texts. -Journal of Asian Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900231067156
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1992
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232

Table of Contents

IntroductionTable of Principle StatesMap of Principal States

1. Two Brothers of Cheng and the Mother who Doted on the Younger2. The Revolt of the Ducal Son Chou-Hsii in Wei3. A Quarrel over Precedence4. A Wife's Dilemma5. Two Half Brothers Who Hurried to their Death6. The Deaths of Duke Huan of Lu and Duke Hsiang of Ch'i7. Duke Hsien of Chin and Lady Li8. Duke Hui of Chin9. The Battle of Han10. The Brief Career of Yu or Duke Huai of Chin11. Ch'ung-erh: The Years of Wandering12. Ch'ung-erh: The Return to Chin13. The Battle of Ch'eng-p'u14. Duke Wen of Chin's Attack on Cheng15. The Battle of Yao16. An Inglorious Defeat for Sung17. The Responsibilities of Rulership18. King Chuang of Ch'u Asks About the Cauldrons19. The Battle of Pi20. King Chuang of Ch'u Lays Siege to Sung21. An Old Man Repays a Debt of Gratitude22. The Battle of An23. The Death of Duke Ching of Chin24. Lu Hsiang Severs Relations with Ch'in25. The Battle of Yen-ling26. The Siege of Pi-yang27. The Death of Hsun Yen of Chin28. The Assassination of Duke Chuang of Ch'i29. Prince Chi-Cha of Wu30. Tzu-ch'an's Government Policies31. The Death of King Ling of Ch'u32. The Death of Duke Chuang of Chu33. The Battle between Wu and Ch'u at Po-chu34. The Battle between Ch'i and Lu at Ch'ing35. The Revolt in Wei36. The Revolt of the Lord of Po in Ch'u37. Attitudes toward the Supernatural

Index

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