Diplomacy and Trade in the Chinese World, 589-1276
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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