Eisenberg, Andrew.

Kingship in early medieval China / by Andrew Eisenberg. - Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008. - xii, 279 p. : ill. - Sinica Leidensia, v. 83 0169-9563 ; . - Sinica Leidensia ; v. 83. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-269) and index.

Interpretive perspective -- Retired emperorship : the northern Wei -- The northern Wei case concluded : the regency of the empress dowager Wenming, 476-490 -- The collapse of the northern Qi -- The northern Zhou case -- The Xuanwu Men legacy : Taizong's factionalization of the position of heir apparent -- The pervasive factionalization of Taizong's court -- Taizong : an emperor on the run.

9789004163812 (hardback : alk. paper) 9004163816 (hardback : alk. paper)

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Monarchy -- China -- History.


China -- Politics and government -- 221 B.C.-220 A.D.

JQ1511 / .E38 2008

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