The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume IX (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
496
Utgivningsdatum
2019-08-01
Förlag
Indiana University Press
Översättare
Ying Qin, J Farmer, Enno Giele, Christiane Haupt, Li He, Elisabeth Hsu, Jr Nienhauser William, Marc Nurnberger
Medarbetare
Nienhauser Jr, William (ed.)
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 156 x 32 mm
Vikt
931 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
152:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780253046093
The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume IX (inbunden)

The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume IX

The Memoirs of Han China, Part II

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This volume of The Grand Scribe's Records includes the second segment of Han-dynasty memoirs and deals primarily with men who lived and served under Emperor Wu (r. 141-87 B.C.). The lead chapter presents a parallel biography of two ancient physicians, Pien Ch'ueh and Ts'ang Kung, providing a transition between the founding of the Han dynasty and its heyday under Wu. The account of Liu P'i is framed by the great rebellion he led in 154 B.C. and the remaining chapters trace the careers of court favorites, depict the tribulations of an ill-fated general, discuss the Han's greatest enemy, the Hsiung-nu, and provide accounts of two great generals who fought them. The final memoir is structured around memorials by two strategists who attempted to lead Emperor Wu into negotiations with the Hsiung-nu, a policy that Ssu-ma Ch'ien himself supported.
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Nienhauser's latest volume is another indispensable addition to modern sinology, as well as a fitting tribute to an ancient historian. * China Review International *

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Ssu-ma Ch'ien (145-ca. 86 B.C.) was an official at the court of the Han Emperor Wu (r. 141-87 B.C.), who was involved in the compilation of a mammoth historical project that resulted in this history, which came to be known as the Shih chi (The Grand Scribe's Records). William H. Nienhauser, Jr., is the Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Chinese Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and editor of five previous volumes of The Grand Scribe's Records.

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Acknowledgments Introduction: Herodotus and Ssu-ma Ch'ien: A Preliminary Study of Styles and Sources in Their Early Chapters On Using This Book Weights and Measures List of Abbreviations Memoir 45 Memoir 46 Memoir 47 Memoir 48 Memoir 49 Memoir 50 Memoir 51 Memoir 52 Frequently Mentioned Commentators Biographical Sketches of Shih chi Scholars Selected Recent Works on the Shih Chi Index