Bing: From Farmer's Son to Magistrate in Han China

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Much is known of life during the Han Empire, but the historical evidence remains fragmentary, and nowhere do we find a continuous account of the life of any one individual. In this engaging volume, Michael Loewe mines the written and material records to depict the imagined life of an ordinary person, Bing Wu, from the hardships of his earliest years on a rural farm to his retirement from a respected position in government service. Underlying the tale of Bing is a richly detailed portrait of life during the Han--the arduous ...

Bing: From Farmer's Son to Magistrate in Han China 2011, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9781603846226

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Bing: From Farmer's Son to Magistrate in Han China 2011, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9781603846233

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