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History of the Early Korean Kingdom of Paekche, Together with an Annotated Translation of the Paekche Annals of the Samguk Sagi

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ISBN-10: 0674019571

ISBN-13: 9780674019577

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jonathan W. Best

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This volume presents two histories of the early Korean kingdom of Paekche (trad. 18 BCE-660 CE). The first is based largely on primary sources, both written and archaeologial. This initial history serves, in part, to introduce the second, an extensively annotated translation of the oldest history of the kingdom, the Paekche Annals.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Harvard University, Asia Center
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 556
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.29" long x 1.65" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Preface
A History of the Early Korean Kingdom of Paekche
The Samguk sagi and Its Representation of Early Paekche History
The Hansong Era: Paekche from 350 to 475
From Recovery at Ungjin to Disaster at Kuch'on: Paekche from 475 to 554
Royal Power during the Kingdom's Final Century: Paekche from 554 to 660
The Paekche Annals of the Samguk sagi
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 23): The Annals of the Dynastic Founder, King Onjo, and the Kings Taru, Kiru, Kaeru, and Ch'ogo
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 24): The Annals of the Kings Kusu, Saban, Koi, Ch'aekkye, Punso, Piryu, Kye, Kunch'ogo, Kun'gusu, and Ch'imnyu
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 25): The Annals of the Kings Chinsa, Asin, Chonji, Kuisin, Piyu, and Kaero
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 26): The Annals of the Kings Munju, Samgun, Tongsong, Muryong, and Song
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 27): The Annals of the Kings Widok, Hye, Pop, and Mu
(Samguk sagi, Chapter 28): The Annals of King Uija
Appendices
Calculating the Approximate Ages of Paekche's Earliest Kings Appearing in the Paekche Annals
The P'ae and Tae Rivers
Ch'ogo-Kunch'ogo and Kusu-Kun'gusu
King Piryu
King Modo of Paekche
Designations for King Muryong
Problematic Dating of the Reigns of Tongsong and Muryong
Toksan Fortress and Ongmun Valley
The Dating and Circumstances of the Battlefield Death of King Song
The Date of King Widok's Accession
The Tung-ch'ing Region
Poksin
Prince P'ung
Paekche Armor Presentations to the T'ang Court
Prince Kyogi and Senior Counselor Chijok
Paekche's Capture of Taeya Fortress and Its Repercussions
The Dating of the Paekche-Koguryo Attack on Tang-hang Fortress
The Defeat of Paekche General Uijik's Army in 648
The Defeat of Paekche General Unsang's Army in 649
The Paekche Annals' Silence on Paekche's Relations with the Japanese Archipelago between 428 and 653
The Manghae Pavilion and the Date of Its Construction
The Omen of the Temple-circumambulating Horse
The Paekche Annals' Claim of the Po-hai and Malgal Domination of Portions of Paekche's Former Domain at the End of the Seventh Century
Reference Matter
Key to Citations in the Concordance and the Geographical Glossary
Concordance
Geographical Glossary: Place Names in the Paekche Annals
Historical Maps
Bibliographies
Index