Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea : The Natural World and Material Culture of Twelfth-Century China Paperback / softback
by Fan Chengda
Fan Chengda (1126-1193) was a high-ranking Chinese government official in Guangxi, an experienced traveler, a keen observer, and a gifted writer.
His observations on a wide range of subjects are always interesting and revealing, and constitute an important contribution to the literature on Song dynasty China's frontier peoples. Originally written in direct, unadorned, and allusion-free classical Chinese prose, the complete and annotated English translation of Treatises of the Supervisor and Guardian of the Cinnamon Sea (Guihai yuheng zhi) captures its charm and significance.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 264 pages, 13 illus.
- Publisher: University of Washington Press
- Publication Date: 23/03/2011
- Category: Regional studies
- ISBN: 9780295990798