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History of Liao 《遼史》

The twenty first of the 二十四史 twenty four standard histories, compiled under the supervision of 脫脫 Toqto with a group of scholars including 歐陽玄 Ouyang Xuan, covering the Liao dynasty (907–1125)

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Source

Wikisource, accessed 2018-06-22, https://zh.wikisource.org/wiki/遼史.

English translations

  • Biran, Michal 2005, The Empire of the Qara Khitai in Eurasian History: Between China and the Islamic World, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, This book contains a number of translated fragments from volume 30.
  • Standen, Naomi 2007, Unbounded Loyalty: Frontier Crossing in Liao China, E-Book. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. This book contains a number of translated fragments.
  • Wittfogel, Karl August and Feng Chia-Sheng 2012, History of Chinese Society: Liao, 907-1125, Literary Licensing, LLC. This book contains a number of translated fragments.
  • Discussion

    1. Biran, Michal 2005, The Empire of the Qara Khitai in Eurasian History: Between China and the Islamic World, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 4-7
    2. Chan, Hok-lam 2014, “Chinese Official History at the Yuan Court: The Compilation of the Liao, Chin, and Sung Histories,” in China Under Mongol Rule, edited by John D Langlois, e-book, Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 56–106.
    3. Standen, Naomi 2007, Unbounded Loyalty: Frontier Crossing in Liao China, E-Book. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, pp. 37-40.
    4. Wilkinson, Endymion Porter 2015, Chinese History: a New Manual, Cambridge and London: Harvard University Asia Center, pp. 769-770.