Empresses and Consorts: Selections from Chen Shou's Records of the Three States With Pei Songzhi's Commentary
This is a critical overview of developments in thought and institutions affecting palace women from earliest times through to the Han, showing how attitudes changed over time. The core of the book is an annotated translation of the three fascicles of Chen Shou's Records of the Three States.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
appointed became Bielenstein biography brother Cao Cao Cao Pi Chen Shou Chen's Cheng Chinese Chronicle commandery commentary concubines Crespigny daughter death died Dong early imperial Emperor Huan Emperor Ming Emperor Wen Emperor Wu empress dowager Empress Guo Empress Zhen empresses and consorts Fang Fascicle father Former Han Dynasty Grand Scribe's Records guo zhi daodu Han Dynasty harem heir apparent Huan hunyin zhidu Imperial China Jian Jian'an Jing king Lady Leban Liu Bei Liu Shan marquis marriage married Miao mother officials palace women Pei Songzhi period province Quan's Rise of Wei ruler San guo zhi says Shang Sima Spring and Autumn Sun Ce Sun Hao Sun Liang Sun Quan Three Kingdoms throne translation Ts'ao Ts'ao Wei History wife wives Xiang Xuan Zhang Zhao Zhen's Zhongguo Zhonghua shuju Zhou zhuan Zhuge Liang