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To Establish Peace

being the Chronicle of the Later Han dynasty
for the years 189 to 200 AD
as recorded in Chapters 59 to 63 of the Zizhi tongjian of Sima Guang

Internet edition 2004

VOLUME 1

 

Translated and annotated by Rafe de Crespigny

Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University


NOTE: This document contains the text of the first volume of a work which was originally published in 1996 as No. 21 of the Asian Studies Monographs: New Series of the Faculty of Asian Studies at The Australian National University. Internet publication January 2004.
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The complete text of To Establish Peace is published on the Internet as a set of fourteen Acrobat PDF documents and is made available in two volumes: To Establish Peace Volume 1   and To Establish Peace Volume 2

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS AND LINKS TO PDF DOCUMENTS

Parts from FOREWORD to TABLES [ pdf large file 161 kb]

FOREWORD to this Internet edition

PREFACE to the 1996 hard-copy edition

INTRODUCTION
Zizhi tongjianand the Fall of Han
The Arrangement of the Translation and the Notes
An Outline of the Military Organisation of Later Han
The Last Years of Later Han

LIST OF MAPS

TABLES
The Emperors of the Two Han dynasties
Chronology 189 to 200 AD

TRANSLATION AND NOTES

  [pages of the 1996 edition]
CHAPTER 59 [ pdf large file 373 kb]
Zhongping 6: 189

Chuping 1: 190

1
36
CHAPTER 60 [ pdf large file 413 kb]
Chuping 2: 191
Chuping 3: 192
Chuping 4: 193
 

62
88
113
CHAPTER 61 [ pdf large file 340 kb]
Xingping 1: 194
Xingping 2: 195

127
148
CHAPTER 62 [ pdf large file 764 kb]
Jian'an 1: 196
Jian'an 2: 197
Jian'an 3: 198

187
212
230
CHAPTER 63 [ pdf large file 280 kb]
Jian'an 4: 199
Jian'an 5: 200

247
271
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY [ pdf file 78 kb] 
of works cited in the Notes
Part I: Early Chinese texts
Part II: Modern texts
 
FINDING LIST
of texts identified as sources for Zizhi tongjian 59-69
included at the end of Volume 2

 


LIST OF MAPS
[Maps do not have quite the same numbers, nor the same titles, as in the 1996 edition.]

Map 01 - The Later Han empire in 189 AD [ pdf file]

Map 02 - Civil war and the warlords 189-220 [ pdf file]

Map 03 - Sili territory under Dong Zhuo 189-192 [ pdf file]

Map 04 - The territory of Gongsun Du 190 [ pdf file]

Map 05 - The approaches to Luoyang 189-193 [ pdf file]

Map 06 - Yan province under Cao Cao 192-194 [ pdf file]

Map 07 - The retreat of Yuan Shu 193 [ pdf file]

Map 08 - Xu and Qing provinces 193-194 [ pdf file]

Map 09 - Imperial travels 195-196 [ pdf file]

Map 10 - North China in the early 190s [ pdf file]

Map 11 - Warlords 197 [ pdf file]

Map 12 - Yang Province 195-200 [ pdf file]

Map 13 - Operations about Guandu 200 [ pdf file]