Branches of Heaven : : A History of the Imperial Clan of Sung China / / John W. Chaffee.

"By the end of the Sung dynasty (960-1279), known descendents of the three Chao brothers who had founded the Sung numbered over 20,000 persons. Unlike the rulers of many other Chinese dynasties, however, the Sung emperors were not plagued by challenges to their rule from their relatives. Indeed...

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Superior document:Harvard East Asian Monographs ; 183
Place / Publishing House:Boston : : Harvard University Asia Center,, 1999.
Leiden; , Boston : : BRILL,, 1999.
Year of Publication:1999
Series:Harvard East Asian Monographs ; 183.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
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