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A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23-220 AD) is a book containing biographies of people that were active from 23-220.

It was written by Rafe de Crespigny, released in 2007 by Brill and dedicated to Hans Bielenstein.

Official DescriptionEdit

This publication is the long-awaited compliment to Michael Loewe's acclaimed Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (2000). With more than 8,000 entries, based upon historical records and surviving inscriptions, the comprehensive Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23-220 AD) now provides information on men and women of the Chinese world who lived at the time of Later (or Eastern) Han, from Liu Xu, founding Emperor Guangwu (24-57), to the celebrated warlord Cao Cao (155-220) at the end of the dynasty. The entries, including surnames, personal names, styles and dates, are accompanied by maps, genealogical tables and indexes, with lists of books and special accounts of women. These features together with the convenient surveys of the history and the administrative structure of the dynasty, will make Rafe de Crespigny's work an indispensible tool for any further serious study of a significant but comparatively neglected period of imperial China.

List of ChaptersEdit

  1. Introduction
  2. A Short History of the Later Han Dynasty
  3. Chronology of Later Han
  4. Biographies of Men and Women of Later Han
  5. Geneological Tables
  6. Provinces and Commandery Units of Later Han
  7. An Outline of the Administrative Structure of Later Han
  8. Bibliographies
  9. General Index
  10. Maps

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