Item description for Politics and Conservatism in Northern Song China: The Career and Thought of Sima Guang (1019-1086) by Xiao-Bin Ji...
This is the first book, in English, offering a comprehensive study of Sima Guang's career and thought. Politics and Conservatism in Northern Song China breaks new ground in the study of Northern Song court politics. Additionally, the writing style is lively and engaging. The adeptly translated quotations and the colorful anecdotes illustrate the main analytical points while making it a fascinating read.
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Studio: The Chinese University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Apr 7, 2005
Publisher The Chinese University Press
ISBN 9629961830 ISBN13 9789629961831
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More About Xiao-Bin Ji
Xiao-bin Ji received his PhD in East Asian Studies from Princeton University. His main research interests span the Song period, focusing on politics, institution, and thought. He has taught Asian history at Rutgers University, Camden and the University of California, Santa Barbara. At the time of this publication, he is visiting researcher at the History Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.