Wechsler, Howard J: OFFERINGS OF JADE AND SILK. Ritual and Symbol in the Legitimation of the T'ang Dynasty. New Haven, 1985. xiv, 313 pp. Notes, bibliography, glossary and index. 24x17 cm. Cloth.
After their conquest of the Chinese empire in A.D. 618, the rulers of the great Tang dynasty sought to legitimise their authority. This book investigates various state rituals and political symbols employed to do so.
Item 654 in List 204.
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