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7.6: Sources

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    1 This anecdote courtesy of Tom Manazec. From Song biographies of eminent monks 宋高僧傳, T no. 2061, 50:743c.

    2 Anderson, The East Asian World-System: Climate and Dynastic Change, 81-5.

    3 Hong, “Yayoi Wave, Kofun Wave, and Timing.”

    4 Much of this section is based on Wright, The Sui Dynasty.

    5 Ebrey, Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook, 98-104.

    6 Lewis, China’s Cosmopolitan Empire: the Tang Dynasty, 215-17.

    7 The gifts were: two different carriages and teams of black horses, a hat and a robe with a red belt, musical instruments and dancers for ancestral ritual, for his house red doors and a staircase, three hundred bodyguards, two different axes, one red bow and ten black bows with 100 matching arrows each, and a jade cup full of millet ale. Wright, The Sui Dynasty, 112.

    8 Much of this section is based on Wright, The Sui Dynasty.

    9 Marc Abramson, Ethnic Identity in Tang China (2008), quoted in Clark, “What’s the Matter with ‘China’? A Critique of Teleological History,” 309.

    10 Eisenberg, Kingship in Early Medieval China, 247

    11 Eisenberg, Kingship in Early Medieval China, 239ff.

    12 Habuta, “Japan-Korea Interaction Viewed from Eastern Japan,” 408.

    13 This section is based on Totman, A History of Japan and Holcombe, A History of East Asia.

    14 Byington, The Ancient State of Puyŏ, 302.

    15 For this section see among others Kirkland, “The Sun and the Throne.”

    16 Elverskog, The Buddha’s Footprint: An Environmental History of Asia

    17 Totman, A History of Japan.

    18 Qingfei Nie, Ordering the Urban Space in Luoyang, 600–1000 CE.

    19 Moran, “The Gilding of Ancient Bronze Statues in Japan.” Barbieri-Low, Artisans in Early Imperial China, 16.

    20 Kim Youn-mi, New Perspectives on Early Korean Art, chapter 3.

    21 King Munmu’s funerary stone inscription survives, although it is damaged, and with some other data was used in a documentary by the Korean Broadcasting Service in 2008 to suggest that the royal Kim family of Silla were descended from the Xiongnu. McBride, “Making and Remaking Silla Origins,” 531.

    22 Kim, “Buddhism and the State,” 110-111.

    23 Adshead, T’ang China, 45.

    24 Qingfei Nie, Ordering the Urban Space in Luoyang, 600–1000 CE.

    25 Barrett, The Woman who Discovered Printing. To see how wood-block printed books are made, see

    26 This section is based mainly on Rothschild, Wu Zhao: China’s Only Woman Emperor.

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