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"Dividing the realm in order to govern"

the spatial organization of the Song state (960-1276 CE)

Published by Harvard University Asia Center in Cambridge .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

pt. 1. The meaning of territory
The political economy of spatial change in imperial China
The spatial organization of state power in Song China
Following the tracks of Yu : depictions of imperial territory
pt. 2. The history of territory
"Strengthen the trunk and weaken the branches" : the fall and rise of the territorial state (750-1005)
"Enrich the state and let the people prosper" : spatial organization in China's long eleventh century (1005-1127)
The end of the middle-period spatial cycle (1127-1368)
Appendix: The digital gazetteer of Song China / Ruth Mostern with Elijah Meeks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-342) and index.

Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series -- 73, Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series -- 73.


Dewey Decimal Class 951/.024
Library of Congress DS751.3 .M67 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination xix, 370 p. :
Number of pages 370

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24882068M
ISBN 10 0674056027
ISBN 13 9780674056022
LC Control Number 2010053904
OCLC/WorldCat 555658463

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