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Historical Records of the Ban Family Volume One By Qingyang Liu
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This book tells the Ban’s stories, from their ancestor in the kingdom of Chu, to Jieyu, Biao’s beautiful aunt who was a famous poetess and the concubine of Emperor Liu Ao, and the work... More > surrounding the compiling and writing of Hanshu by Biao and his children Gu and Zhao. The book further discusses the political and social turmoil surrounding the period between the Western Han and Eastern Han dynasties, the evolution of Confucianism, as well as the relationship between the Han Empire and its aggressive northern neighbor Huns. This book is an excellent biographical illustration with accurate citation of historical reference and insightful arguments, which is highly recommended to those with an interest in the history of the Han Dynasty.< Less
Social Ballads in Period Ming-Qing Volume One By Qingyang Liu
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You can find more than 400 ancient ballads of the Ming-Qing period in this book, which are collected from huge amounts of ancient Chinese documents. Different from other similar works, this book is... More > not only a simple ballad collection. Lots of relative background material are added, serious analysis is performed, to show a different ancient society from traditional history works by using the eyes of the common folk.< Less
The Development of the Ballads of the Ming-Qing Period By Qingyang Liu
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When people sang along with instruments, it was known as "Ge", and when Ge got spread by words of mouth it became "Yao". Geyao, or ballads, came from the civilians and expressed... More > their joys and sorrows. Ballads also carried the extraordinary ingenuities of ordinary people at the time. Few of the ancient ballads were recorded because they mostly spread among the illiterate commoners, but those that were passed on in records are frequently quoted by modern historians because they represent the voice of the people and provided valuable insight into their lives. The ballads of the Ming-Qing period are discussed in this book. Also addressed in this book are the spread of the melodies and words of the popular ballad and the social roles of political ballads, rhymes, adages, proverbs and nursing hums. The book provides a curious and profound perspective for both ballad fans and history enthusiasts.< Less
Social Ballads in Period Ming-Qing Volume Two By Qingyang Liu
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You can find more than 400 ancient ballads of the Ming-Qing period in this book, which are collected from huge amounts of ancient Chinese documents. Different from other similar works, this book is... More > not only a simple ballad collection. Lots of relative background material are added, serious analysis is performed, to show a different ancient society from traditional history works by using the eyes of the common folk.< Less
Historical Records of the Ban Family Volume Three By Qingyang Liu
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This book tells the Ban’s stories, from their ancestor in the kingdom of Chu, to Jieyu, Biao’s beautiful aunt who was a famous poetess and the concubine of Emperor Liu Ao, and the work... More > surrounding the compiling and writing of Hanshu by Biao and his children Gu and Zhao. The book further discusses the political and social turmoil surrounding the period between the Western Han and Eastern Han dynasties, the evolution of Confucianism, as well as the relationship between the Han Empire and its aggressive northern neighbor Huns. This book is an excellent biographical illustration with accurate citation of historical reference and insightful arguments, which is highly recommended to those with an interest in the history of the Han Dynasty.< Less
Zhang Xuecheng Talks on Han Shu By Qingyang Liu
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Zhang Xuecheng (1738-1801) was a distinguished historian, writer and philosopher in Qing Dynasty. Zhang's most famous quotation is that "the Six Classics are all history", which means that... More > the canonical texts of Confucianism are not only to be understood as repositories of timeless wisdom, but also as records of the actions and words of the sages in response to specific historical contexts. Han Shu (The History of the Han Dynasty) is a classical Chinese history finished in AD 111, covering the history of China under the West Han from 206 BC to 25 AD. It occupies an important position in the Chinese history of historiography. Since East Han Dynasty to Qing Dynasty, lots of scholars worked on Han Shu but most of them focused on the terminology and exegesis of the famous work. Zhang can do a comprehensive study on Han Shu and he discussed the historical contributions of Han Shu in his enormous amount works. In this book the author collects Zhang’s discussions on Han Shu and gives some unique comments.< Less
Historical Records of the Ban Family Volume Two By Qingyang Liu
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This book tells the Ban’s stories, from their ancestor in the kingdom of Chu, to Jieyu, Biao’s beautiful aunt who was a famous poetess and the concubine of Emperor Liu Ao, and the work... More > surrounding the compiling and writing of Hanshu by Biao and his children Gu and Zhao. The book further discusses the political and social turmoil surrounding the period between the Western Han and Eastern Han dynasties, the evolution of Confucianism, as well as the relationship between the Han Empire and its aggressive northern neighbor Huns. This book is an excellent biographical illustration with accurate citation of historical reference and insightful arguments, which is highly recommended to those with an interest in the history of the Han Dynasty.< Less
Qingyang Liu’s Historical Essays By Qingyang Liu
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This is Professor Qingyang Liu’s Collection of Essays. Liu graduated from the History Department of North West University at 1951, and then he worked as a history teacher and researcher in the... More > same college near 40 years. Liu’s main works include Historical Records of the Ban Family, Zhang Xuecheng talks on Han Shu, The Development of the Ballads of the Ming-Qing Period, etc. In this book, his 17 essays on history of Ming-Qing period, two earlier memoirs and 6 poems are included.< Less
Historical Records of the Ban Family By Qingyang Liu
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The stories of historian Ban Biao and his family, include their ancestors from Chu, Biao’s beautiful aunt became the Zhaoyi (concubine and female officer in the imperial palace) of Liu Ao (the... More > 12th emperor of Han Dynasty), and the work around writing Hanshu by Biao and his children Gu and Zhao, are introduced in this book. The following topics are also discussed: the political and social turmoil around the period of Western Han to Eastern Han, the evolution of Confucianism, as well as the relationship between the Han Empire and Xiongnu. With the rich cited historical materials and accurate arguments, we’d say this is an excellent biographical works.< Less

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