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History of Yuan 《元史》

The twenty third of the 二十四史 twenty four standard histories, compiled under the supervision of 宋濂 Song Lian, covering the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)

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Source

Wikisource, accessed 2018-07-04, https://zh.wikisource.org/wiki/元史.

English translations

  • Schurmann, Franz 1956, Economic Structure of the Yüan Dynasty, Cambridge: Harvard University Press. This book contains an annotated translation of volumes 93 and 94.
  • Xiao, Qiqing 1978, The Military Establishment of the Yuan Dynasty, Cambridge: Council of East Asian Studies, Harvard University. This book contains an annotated translation of volumes 98 and 99.
  • Discussion

    1. Farquhar, David M 2014, “Structure and Function in the Yuan Imperial Government,” in China Under Mongol Rule, edited by John D Langlois, E-Book, Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 25–55. This chapters explains much of the terminology used in volumes 85-92 on official posts.
    2. Lao, Yan-Shuan 2014, “Southern Chinese Scholars and Educational Institutions in Early Yuan: Some Preliminary Remarks,” in China Under Mongol Rule, edited by John D Langlois, E-Book, Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 107-134. This chapters explains much of the terminology used in volumes 81-84 on selection of officials.
    3. Wilkinson, Endymion Porter 2015, Chinese History: a New Manual, Cambridge and London: Harvard University Asia Center, pp. 779-780.