Anthony J. Barbieri-Low
Publisher: Brill (November 13, 2015)
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In Law, kingdom, and Society in Early Imperial China, Anthony J. Barbieri-Low and Robin D.S. Yates supply the 1st distinctive research and translation into English of 2 lately excavated, early chinese language criminal texts. The Statutes and Ordinances of the second one Year consists of a variety from the long-lost legislation of the early Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE). It contains goods from twenty-seven statute collections and one ordinance. The Book of Submitted uncertain Cases contains twenty-two felony case documents, a few of that have passed through literary embellishment. Taken jointly, the 2 texts comprise a wealth of knowledge approximately slavery, social classification, score, the prestige of ladies and kids, estate, inheritance, foreign money, finance, exertions mobilization, source extraction, agriculture, marketplace law, and administrative geography.