The Writing of Official History under the T'ang

The Writing of Official History under the T'ang

by Denis Twitchett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521522939
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/07/2002
Series: Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Conventions; List of abbreviations; Part I. The Bureaucratic Apparatus: 1. Introduction; 2. The bureaucratic apparatus; Part II. The Compilation of the Historical Record: 3. Introduction; 4. The court diaries (Ch'i-chii chu); 5. The inner palace diaries (Nei Ch'i-chii chu); 6. The record of administrative affairs (Shih-cheng chi); 7. The daily calandar (Jih-li); 8. Biographies; 9. Histories of institutions, historical encyclopedias, and collections of documents; 10. The veritable records (Shih-lu); 11. The national history (Kuo shih); Part III. The Chiu T'ang shu: 12. The compilation of the Chiu T'ang shu; 13. The Chiu T'ang shu and its sources: the basic annals; 14. The Chiu T'ang shu and its sources: the monographs; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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