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The Readability of the Past in Early Chinese Historiography

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674017771

Publication Date: 01/31/2008

Short

  • Abbreviations and Conventions
  • Introduction
  • 1. Competing Lessons
  • 2. Signs and Causality
  • 3. The Reading of Signs
  • 4. The Manipulation of Signs
  • 5. The Anxiety of Interpretation
  • Afterthoughts: The Capture of the Lin and the Birth of Historiography
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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