|Ban Gu's history of early China|
|Author||Clark, Anthony E.|
|Pub. Location||Amherst||Publisher||Cambria Press|
|Date||2008||Phys. Desc.||dig. [xix, 302 pages ; 24 cm]|
|Location||Digital Archives||Call Number||DS748.P38 C53 2008|
|Ban Gu's history of early China / by Anthony E. Clark.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Inscribing the past: a history of Chinese history -- The perennial dangers of direct criticism -- Praise, blame, and the modes of judgment -- Inscribing the text: a history of the history of the Han -- "True editions" and Qing skepticism -- Structure and sources of the history of the Han -- Accretions and additions -- From Han to PRC: filiations of transmission -- Inscribing the family: a history of the Ban clan -- Ban Gu, Sima Qian, and rewriting the past -- Inscribing genealogy -- Ban Bo and the family's rise to a consort clan -- Narrating though the dangers of court -- Historicizing advantage: highlighting privilege, loyalty, and influence -- Inscribing the self: ban gu's positioning of text and self -- Eclipse of the imperial family: Wang Mang and the Liu eviction -- Constructing Wang Mang: duplicity, omenology, and despotism -- Inheriting family principles in the wake of political collapse -- Ban Gu: filial son and favored historian -- A new heaven, a new mandate -- Inscribing the state: killing snakes, chasing deer, and reconceiving -- Heaven's mandate -- Heaven and its mandate: earlier assumptions and later innovations -- Killing snakes: legitimizing the Han's mandate -- Chasing deer: a predetermined and permanent mandate -- Zan : a final appraisal.
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