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Title: Historical records of the five dynasties. Translated with an introduction by Richard L. Davis.
Description: New York, Columbia University Press, [2004] .LXXIX, 669 pp. Orig. hardcover, d./j. ( Translations from the Asian classics).The rather hard to find hardcover edition. - - Written by Ouyang Xiu, an intellectual giant of the eleventh century, this is a history of the preceding century (907 - 979), a period known as the Five Dynasties. This book emphasises on the art of historical writing in the eleventh century. It includes sections that are helpful to understand the politics and personalities of the time.

Keywords: Ethnography Asia China Etnografie AziŽ

Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquariaat A. Kok & Zn. B.V.(NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 296963