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By Arthur W. Hummel

Contributors contain: ok. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary is still the only vital reference instrument for chinese language heritage given that 1644. It was once first released in 1943–44. ‘The top heritage of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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J':;t;~. within the 12 months following his dying, the Fu-she held one other assembly at Hu-ch'iu which used to be the final of the good gatherings. quite often, the Fushe carried at the traditions of the Tung-lin celebration Jlt#.. Its club incorporated the descendants of favorite Tung-lin participants, equivalent to Huang Tsung-hsi [q. v. ], and for this reason was once often referred to as "the little Tung-lin" ~Jfi#. while Juan Ta-ch'eng ordered the wholesale arrest of Fu-she individuals he entitled his record of proscribed names, t. i! Wft Huang-nan lu-the Tung-lin contributors being hence slightingly often called Huang ~. or "locusts", and the Fu-she participants as Nan iii, or "unfledged locusts". The Imperial Catalogue (see less than Chi Yiin) offers realize of 4 works through Chang P'u: a compilation of commentaries at the Odes, ~~¥::1: iGff*~-1}- Shih-ching chu-shu ta-ch'uan ho-chi, in 34 chuan; a piece at the Spring and Autumn Annals, ::lffk=i! = Ch'un-ch'iu san-shu, in 32 chilan; essays on historic issues, §ft ~ lfliit. :::li Li-tai shih-lun er-pien, in 10 chuan; and a suite of literary works by means of 103 authors of the Han, Wei and 6 Dynasties, -Ill*~ a~~- Han Wei Liu-ch'ao pai-san rningchia chi, in 118 chitan, the final being copied into the SS'U-k'u Manuscript Library (see less than Chi Yiin). His amassed literary works Ch'i-lu-chai chi(~), in 15 chilan, have been named after his studio. J. f{mf:~IJJ::I$ Ming-Ch'ing chih-chi tang-she yiintung k'ao (1934) . ] re. [M. 1/288/18a; T'ai-ts'ang-chou chih (1919) 19/33a; Ssu-k'u 17 /7a, 30/6b, 90/4b, 189/12a; Wu Wei-yeh [q. v. ], UUi:Ueft: Fu-she chi shih in Mei-tsun chia-ts'ang kao; Tu T/ing-ch'un ;f±~;lf, ftfj: 'ti:;. * She-shih shih-rno in Jmfti'fi! f Chao-tai ts'ung-shu; Hsieh Kuo-ch/in Hffilfj{, l! fH'JfiZ~- Tu LIEN-cH. fu CHANG Tai ijiffi (T. *-i=-, :P-* H. ! iiB~, -~), Oct. five, 1597-1684? , historian and essay- ist, was once a local of Shan-yin (Shaohsing), Chekiang. His great-grandfather, Chang Yiian-pien iJIJtft (T. -Tlt H. ~lll, 1538-1588), turned a chin-shih in 1571 with optimum honors. Like his ancestors, he used to be a strict moralist. The grandfather of Chang Tai, named Chang Ju-lin iJIHca (H. Iff~, d. 1625), was once a chin-shih of 1595 who held, between different posts, the intendancy of a Circuit in Kiangsi. yet starting with Chang Ju-lin the relatives progressively fell into sumptuous behavior. Chang Tai's uncles and his father, Chang Yiieh-fang iJIJtm'J} (T. Jl~l H. *~• 1572-1633, Feb. 5), have been notoriously extravagant, construction showy homes, preserving numerous troupes of actresses, gathering antiques, and inclining to all kinds of sensual goals. for this reason in the course of his adolescence Chang Tai was once acquainted with all of the luxuries of the time. He professed a liking for comfortable homes, lovely maids and pages, colourful outfits, reliable cooking, horses, lanterns, fireworks, opera, track, antiques, plants and birds. He used to be a gourmand of tea and used to be knowledgeable on water from ordinary springs for the making of tea. He discovered to play the lute and arranged a membership for training it. although he loved a snug lifestyles, Chang Tai studied tough and completed skillability as a author of prose.

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