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Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan

Cases from the Yuan dianzhang

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$58.00 • £46.95 • €52.00

ISBN 9780674975514

Publication Date: 07/24/2017

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 4 maps, 6 charts

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  • Maps, Figures, and Charts*
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. The Age of Khubilai Khan and the Yuan dianzhang
    • 1. The Historical and Social Context of the Yuan dianzhang
    • 2. Yuan Administration and the Legal System
    • 3. Origins, Contents, and Transmission of the Yuan dianzhang
    • 4. Notes on the Translation
  • II. Chapter 18, “Marriage,” from the Yuan dianzhang: An Annotated Translation
    • 5. Sections 1–2: Marriage Rites and Exchanges; Getting Married
    • 6. Sections 3–5: Marriage between Officials and Commoners; Marriages of Military Personnel; Divorce
    • 7. Sections 6–8: When the Husband Dies; Levirate Marriage Approved; Levirate Marriage Rejected
    • 8. Sections 9–12: Secondary Wives; Marriage between Slaves and Commoners; Marriage of Entertainers; Marriage during the Mourning Period
  • Appendix A: Translation of Title Page of the Yuan dianzhang
  • Appendix B: Marriage Cases from Chapter 18 of the Yuan dianzhang in Chronological Order
  • Appendix C: Marriage Cases from Chapter 18 of the Yuan dianzhang with Dates
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps, Figures, and Charts
    • Maps
      • 0.1 The eastern portion of the Mongol-Yuan empire superimposed on the provinces and major cities of modern China
      • 0.2 Location of marriage cases in the Yuan dianzhang
      • 1.1 Khitan Liao empire around the year 1100
      • 1.2 Jurchen Jin empire around the year 1170
    • Figures
      • I.1 First page of chapter 18, “Marriage” (Hunyin), of the Yuan dianzhang
      • 1.1 Multilingual arch at Juyong Pass
      • 2.1 Courtroom scene
      • 3.1 Sample pages from the Yuan dianzhang
      • 3.2 Title page of the Yuan dianzhang
    • Charts
      • 1. Administrative units during the Yuan dynasty
      • 2. Case 18.11, document flow
      • 3. Case 18.19, document flow
      • 4. Case 18.37, unusual document flow
      • 5. Case 18.42, outline of verdicts and events
      • 6. Case 18.64, document flow demonstrating Censorate’s appeal to the executive administration for a ruling

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