The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume VIII: The Memoirs of Han China, Part I

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Product Details

Price
$60.00
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Publish Date
August 12, 2008
Pages
512
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 1.31 inches | 2.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780253043276
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About the Author

Ssu-ma Ch'ien (145-ca. 86 BC), China's greatest historian and an important official in the Han dynasty, compiled the history of his culture from its beginnings through the end of the 2nd century BCE.

William H. Nienhauser, Jr., is Halls-Bascom Professor of Classical Chinese Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Reviews

"These volumes are most welcome.... The English translation has been done meticulously, with full scholarly apparatus.... These volumes are essential library additions."

--Choice

"[T]he Grand Scribe's Records volume 8 is a remarkable achievement and an interesting experiment in combining something resembling a traditional Chinese commentarial style with a Western scholarly context.... And, as with previous volumes, the intrepid beginner or the careful specialist will find volume 8 to be ahelpful aid to research on the Shiji."

--China Review International

"[T]he Grand Scribe's Records volume 8 is a remarkable achievement and an interesting experiment in combining something resembling a traditional Chinese commentarial style with a Western scholarly context.... And, as with previous volumes, the intrepid beginner or the careful specialist will find volume 8 to be a helpful aid to research on the Shiji."

--China Review International