Who wants to be an emperor? Zhao Dejun, Youzhou and the Liao

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Author(s)Standen N
Editor(s)Lorge PA
Publication type Book Chapter
Book TitleFive Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
Year2010
Volume
Pages15-41
ISBN9789629964184
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This paper reevaluates a famous tenth-century turncoat and suggests that his attempt to seize the throne was really an act of loyalty. This raises important issues regarding the nature of allegiance and loyalty in the Five Dynasties' northern borderlands.
PublisherThe Chinese University Press
Place PublishedHong Kong
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