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The Historical Value of the Chun/Chyou
Warring States Papers (2010)
  • A. Taeko Brooks, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The Spring and Autumn period (late 08th to early 05th centuries) is of interest in its own right, and for Chinese historiography in general. I here argue that the Chun/Chyou (CC) or “Spring and Autumn” text, ostensibly a Lu court chronicle, is the best, and the only primary, source for the period.1 I also dispute the competing claim of the Dzwo Jwan (DJ), which some view as a fuller, and a more accurate, account of the Spring and Autumn centuries.2

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A. Taeko Brooks. "The Historical Value of the Chun/Chyou" Warring States Papers Vol. 1 (2010)
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