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Author Dudbridge, Glen.

Title A portrait of Five Dynasties China : from the memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956) / Glen Dudbridge.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (272 pages) : maps
Series Oxford Oriental monographs
Oxford Oriental monographs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Regimes of Tenth-century China""; ""Maps""; ""1. Wang Renyu and His Memoirs""; ""2. Oral History""; ""3. A World of Signs and Symbols""; ""4. In the Background of War""; ""5. Personalities of Shu""; ""6. The Fall of Former Shu in 925""; ""7. The Khitan""; ""8. Music and Musicians""; ""9. The Wild""; ""Epilogue: The Signature on the Portrait""; ""Appendix A: Li Fang�s Spirit Road Epitaph for Wang Renyu""; ""Appendix B: The Memoirs""; ""Appendix C: Wang Renyu�s Works in Song Catalogues""; ""Appendix D: Wang Renyu and the Musical Modes""
List of Works CitedIndex -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Summary A portrait of daily life in 10th-century China during the turbulent period of transition following the disintegration of the Tang dynasty, using the anecdotal memoirs of the scholar Wang Renyu and providing extensive translations of these hitherto unreconstructed texts.
Subject China -- History -- Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms, 907-979.
ISBN 9780191649677 (electronic bk.)
0191649678 (electronic bk.)
9780199670680 (Cloth)
0199670684 (Cloth)
9781299280724 (MyiLibrary)
1299280722 (MyiLibrary)