Diplomacy and Trade in the Chinese World, 589-1276

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Covering the period from the establishment of Sui to the fall of Southern Sung, this volume for the first time gives a full, carefully arrranged overview of China’s diplomatic and trade relations with its major and minor Asian neighbours, and the practical background to the missions.
 

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Contents

The Sources
1
Introduction
5
Continental South Asia and the Islands
9
Japan
101
Korea
111
The Northeast
193
The Southwest
227
Chinghai
277
The Turkic Tribes
375
The Tanghsiang
473
Hsia
479
Liao
529
Chin
617
Conclusion
673
Weights and Measures
687
Quoted Literature
689

East Turkestan
293
West Turkestan
323
Kashmir and Afghanistan
347
The Middle East
353
Index
691
HANDBOOK OF ORIENTAL STUDIES
721
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