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Author Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, 1947- author.

Title Emperor Huizong / Patricia Buckley Ebrey.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Song Huizong 1082-1135 EBR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SONG HUIZONG EBR    Available
Description xxix, 661 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Learning to rule, 1082-1108. Growing up in the palace, 1082-1099 ; Taking the throne, 1100 ; Trying for balance, 1101-1108 -- II. Striving for magnificence, 1102-1112. Placing faith in Daoism, 1100-1110 ; Embracing and revitalizing tradition ; Welcoming masters and experts ; Crafting an image as an artist -- III. Anticipating great things, 1107-1120. Pursuing the monumental ; Finding pleasure in court and palace life ; Working with councilors ; Accepting divine revelations, 1110-1119 ; Allying with Jin -- IV. Confronting failure, 1121-1135. Adjusting to military setbacks, 1121-1125 ; Abdicating the throne, 1125-1126 ; Losing everything, 1126-1127 ; Enduring captivity, 1127-1135 -- Afterword -- Appendix A. Reasons for rejecting some common stories about Huizong and his court -- Appendix B. Huizong's consorts and their children -- Timeline.
Subject Song Huizong, Emperor of China, 1082-1135.
China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279.
ISBN 9780674725256 (hardcover: alkaline paper)
0674725255 (hardcover: alkaline paper)

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