Table of contents for Mirroring the past : the writing and use of history in imperial China / On-cho Ng and Q. Edward Wang.

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CONTENTS
PROLOGUE	3
CHAPTER 1: The Age of Confucius: The Genesis of History	31
CHAPTER 2: From the Warring States Period to the Han: The Formation and 
Maturation of Historiography	83
CHAPTER 3: The Age of Disunity: Proliferations and Variations of Historiography
	171
CHAPTER 4: The Tang: The History Bureau and Its Critics	224
CHAPTER 5: The Song: Cultural Flourishing and the Blooming of Historiography
	276
CHAPTER 6: The Jin and the Yuan: History and Legitimation in the Dynasties of 
Conquest	334
CHAPTER 7: The Ming: Flowering of Private Historiography and Its Innovations	
	
CHAPTER 8: The Qing: Histories and the Classics	433
EPILOGUE	497
NOTES	506
BIBLIOGRAPHY	510
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

China -- Historiography.
Historiography -- China -- History.