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The ancestors' instructions must not change: political discourse and practice in the Song period

The ancestors' instructions must not change: political discourse and practice in the Song period
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ISBN 9004472622 (hardcover)
9789004472624 (hardcover)
Author Deng, Xiaonan
Uniform Title Zu zong zhi fa. English
Title The ancestors' instructions must not change : political discourse and practice in the Song period / by Xiaonan Deng ; translated by Kek Koon Wee
Publisher Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2021
Physical desc. vi, 681 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Brill's humanities in China library 14
Note Translation of: Zu zong zhi fa / Deng Xiaonan (Beijing, 2014).
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references (pages 643-664) and index.
Contents Introduction: Presenting the issues -- The confluence of family instructions and national instructions: 'ancestors' and 'ancestors' family instructions' -- Emerging from the Five Dynasties: transformations of the dynastic ruling elites in North China during the tenth century -- 'Comprehensive order as precaution against malfeasance': emperors Taizu and Taizong's establishment of laws and instructions, and the key formation of the 'ancestors' family instructions' -- From 'protecting the ancestors' legacy' to 'preserving the ancestors' precedents': the transition during Emperor Zhenzong's reign -- The formal presentation of the 'imperial ancestors' instructions: the early period of Renzong's reign -- General overview: the influence of the 'ancestors' instructions' on Song dynasty politics: from the middle of the Northern Song to the late Southern Song -- Conclusion: a re-evaluation of 'ancenstors' instructions'.
Subject China -- Politics and government -- 960-1279
China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279
Added name(s) Wee, Kek Koon translator
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