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\rrhp\ \lrrh: Contents\ \1h\ Contents \xt\ List of Tables and Illustrations A Note about Romanization Chronology: Ch'in-Han Rulers and Reigns, 221 B.C.---A.D. 220 Equivalents of Weights and Measures General Abbreviations and Translations of Technical Terms Basic Terms: Ancient and Han Era Definitions and Usage and Modern Equivalents Introduction: Scope, Sources, and Approaches Prologue--From Tribes to Empire: An Anthropological Macrohistory of the State in Early China Part 1. From Rebels to Imperialists: The Origins, Foundations, and Process of Han Expansion 1. Han Wu-ti's New Empire: The Political, Social, Economic, and Ideological Foundations of Han Expansion and Frontier Development 2. War and Peace with the Hsiung-nu in Early Han China: The Hsiung-nu Challenge and the Origins of Han Wu-ti's Military Expansion 3. The Northern and Northwestern Campaigns under Han Wu-ti: Cavalry, Professional Army, and the Military Revolution Part 2. From the Moving Frontiers to the Settled Colonies: The Chinese Empire Expands 4. China Moves West: The Colonization of the Ho-hsi Region in the Former Han Period 5. The Han March to Inner Asia: The Colonization of the Western Regions in Former Han Times Conclusion: Expansion, Frontier, and Empire Appendix 1. A Note on the Tu-wei Institution on the Han Frontier Appendix 2. The Military Leadership in the Former Han Period: A Cultural and Sociological Analysis Appendix 3. On the Formation of the "Chinese" National Identity: Chung-kuo, Chung-kuo Jen, and Han-jen Major Dynasties and Periods of China Notes Glossary Sources Index About the Author
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China -- History -- To 221 B.C.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C.
China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D.