Ancestors, Spouses, and Descendants: The Transformation of Epitaph Writing in Song Luzhou

@article{Xu2016AncestorsSA,
  title={Ancestors, Spouses, and Descendants: The Transformation of Epitaph Writing in Song Luzhou},
  author={Man Xu},
  journal={Journal of Song-Yuan Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={119 - 168}
}
  • Man Xu
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Journal of Song-Yuan Studies
In contrast to the abundant scholarship on local society and local elites in South China during the Song dynasty, corresponding studies on North China have been largely unavailable because of the shortage of relevant sources. In recent years, 101 newly-discovered epitaphs from Luzhou 潞州, a peripheral region in north China, have begun to change our understanding of the composition and strategies of Song local elites, which has been based on models from South China. Ranging over 162 years, from… Expand
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