Will, Pierre-Etienne: HANDBOOKS AND ANTHOLOGIES FOR OFFICIALS IN IMPERIAL CHINA. A Descriptive and Critical Bibliography. Leiden, 2020. lxxxii, 1488 pp. 24x16 cm. Boards.
GBP 230.00
The result of many years work. Lists and describes a very large number of handbooks and anthologies published in China over the course of the centuries and used for the guidance of officials in imperial times. In sections: Works of a General Nature; Handbooks for Local Administrators; Handbooks Dealing with Metropolitan Agencies; Handbooks Dealing in Particular Techniques; Records of Administration and Celebratory Compilations; Anthologies of Administrative Documents; Specialized Collectanea. A welcome addition and immediately a prime bibliographic reference for this field.
Subjects: Bibliography History
Can be ordered in, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 22 in printed List 198.
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