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Author Chittick, Andrew.
Title Patronage and community in medieval China : the Xiangyang garrison, 400-600 CE / Andrew Chittick.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2009]
©2009

Series SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Subject Patronage, Political -- China -- Xiangyang Fu -- History -- To 1500.
Community life -- China -- Xiangyang Fu -- History -- To 1500.
Social systems -- History -- To 1500.
Garrisons -- China -- Xiangyang Fu -- History -- To 1500.
Xiangyang Fu (China) -- History.
Xiangyang Fu (China) -- Politics and government.
Xiangyang Fu (China) -- Social conditions.
Xiangyang Fu (China) -- Social life and customs.
Jiankang Fu (China) -- History.
China -- History -- 220-589.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 191 pages) : genealogical tables, maps, plans.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PATRONAGE AND COMMUNITY IN MEDIEVAL CHINA; CONTENTS; LIST OF MAPS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1. INTRODUCTION; ARISTOCRACY AND OLIGARCHY; COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY; PATRONAGE AS A SYSTEM; REGIMES, REGIME CHANGE, AND OTHER NOMENCLATURE; AN INTRODUCTION TO THE XIANGYANG REGION; 2. DEVELOPMENT, 400-465; LIU YU'S NEW POLICIES: IMMIGRATION AND RESIDENCE DETERMINATION; LIU YU'S NEW POLICIES: ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION; PRINCES AND PATRONAGE :THE EARLY CAREER OF LIU YUANJING; XIANGYANG MEN ON CAMPAIGN, 442-454; XIANGYANG LOCAL CULTURE:HONOR, VENGEANCE, AND VIOLENCE; XIANGYANG LOCAL CULTURE: MUSIC AND DANCE.
LOCAL SOCIETY SHOWS ITS STRENGTH:XIANGYANG UNDER LIU JUN'S REGIMECONCLUSION: THE PERILS OF POWER; 3. FRAGMENTATION, 465-500; XIANGYANG MEN IN THE CIVIL WAR OF 465-466; THE EVOLVING STRUCTURE OF RELATIONS BETWEEN COURT AND GARRISON, 466-483; GENTRIFICATION AND EMIGRATION; IMMIGRANT CLUSTERS; IMMIGRANT GROUPS WITH MORE EXPANSIVE TIES; THE CRISIS OF THE QI REGIME; CONCLUSION; 4. ZENITH, 500-530; XIAO YAN ASSEMBLES THE "XIANGYANG CLIQUE"; THE "JIANGLING CLIQUE" AND THE JIANKANG COUP; XIANGYANG MEN AT THE CAPITAL; XIANGYANG LOCAL LORE: THE EVIDENCE FROM BAO ZHI.
XIANGYANG ICONOGRAPHY:THE EVIDENCE FROM LOCAL TOMBSTHE PATRONAGE OF COURT-STYLE BUDDHISM; IMPERIAL BIAS AGAINST LOCAL CULTURE; COMPETITIVE SPECTACLE:THE LOCAL CULTURE OF MILITARY FESTIVALS; CONCLUSION; 5. SUBLIMATION, 530-600; FIGHTING BANDS AND FREE-FLOATING ALLEGIANCES; XIANGYANG UNDER THE YUWEN REGIME; VENGEANCE AND FAMILY TIES; THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF BUDDHISM; CONCLUSION; 6. CONCLUSION; LOCAL COMMUNITY AND LOCAL CULTURE; PATRONAGE AND THE EVOLUTION OF COURT-PROVINCIAL RELATIONS; APPENDIX A: GENEAOLOGICAL CHARTS; Diagram 1: Selected Descendents of Liu Zhuo.
Diagram 2: Selected Descendents of Wei HuaDiagram 3: Relationships among Selected; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; Z.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441636157 (electronic bk.)
1441636153 (electronic bk.)
1438428979 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781438428970 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781438428994
OCLC # 593209638
Additional Format Print version: Chittick, Andrew. Patronage and community in medieval China. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2009 9781438428970 (DLC) 2009003936 (OCoLC)303895182