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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Ritual figureheads Ways of monarchism The search for the ideal ruler An omnipotent rubber stamp The rise of the Shi To serve or not to serve Shi and the rulers Ruling for the people "Full bellies, empty hearts" The legacy of the Warring States.