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Histories (shi史)  

Stepphen Durrant

Print publication date:
May 2017
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Apr 2017
The Chinese tradition of historical writing is rich and complex. That tradition is outlined here from its earliest appearance in such canonical texts as Shangshu, Chunqiu, and Zuozhuan ... More

Historiography and Biography  

Christina Shuttleworth Kraus

Print publication date:
Jun 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Like other genres in antiquity, the various prose forms of Roman historiographical narrative had certain formal attributes and aroused certain expectations. But just as it is impossible to ... More