Writing and the ancient state : early China in comparative perspective

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Full title: Writing and the ancient state : early China in comparative perspective / Wang Haicheng, University of Washington.
Alternative titles: Writing & the Ancient State
Main author: Wang, Haicheng, 1975- (Author)
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I. Writing and the Legitimation of the State: History as King List: 1. The Near East and the Americas; 2. China; Part II. Writing and the Wealth of the State: People and Land, Census and Land Register: 3. The Near East and the Americas; 4. China; Part III. Writing and the Perpetuation of the State: Scribal Education, Lexical Lists, and Literature: 5. The Near East and the Americas; 6. China; Part IV. Conclusion.