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VIII.C. Incumbents in Certain Offices

The political chronologies for Northern and Southern Sung cited above record appointments to high central and provincial offices. Here lists of incumbents in particular offices are noted.
For incumbents in military intendancies (the Northern Sung ching-lueh an-fu shih經略安撫使 and Southern Sung chih-chih shih 置制使 or chih-fu shih) chronologically by place, see:
LoC: JS7354 .A4 1984 China
Pei-Sung ching-fu nien-piao
(Chronological tables of Northern Sung military intendants).
Nan-Sung chih-fu nien-piao
(Chronological tables of Southern Sung military intendants).
Wu T'ing-hsieh 吳廷變
Punctuated and emended by Chang Ch'en-shih 張忱石
Peking: Chung-hua shu-chü, 1984. 594 p.

This work is commonly available in the Erh-shih-wu shih pu-pien 二十五史補編 (Shanghai: K'ai-ming shu-tien, 1937, and later reprints). Only the edition listed above includes a name index.
For the Five Dynasties period, see:
LoC: DS749.62 .K87 1988 Japan
Godai Sōsho hanchin nenpyō
(Chronology of military commands in the Five Dynasties and early Sung).
Kurihara Masuo 栗原益男
Tokyo: Tōkyōtō shuppan. 1988. 713 p.

For membership on the Council of State for the entire Sung dynasty, including documents of appointment and some biographical and anecdotal information, see the punctuated, critical edition of Hsu Tzu-ming's 徐自明 Sung tsai-fu pien-nien lu宋宰輔編年錄 and Lü Pang-yao's 呂邦耀 Hsu Sung tsai-fu pien-nien lu 續宋宰輔編年錄 It includes a name index.
LoC: DS751.H743 W36 1986 China
Sung tsai-fu pien-nien lu chiao-pu
(Chronology of Sung chief and assisting councilors, revised).
Wang Jui-lai 王瑞來
Peking: Chung-hua shu-chü, 1986. 72, 4, 1, 2, 1848, 28 p.

The membership for the years 1041 through 1125 is also given in chart form in:
Ō Anseki jiten
(Encyclopedia of Wang An-shih).
Higashi Ichio 東一夫.
Tokyo: Kokusho kankōkai, 1980, pp. 211-220.

The Sung History also includes a table of appointments to the Council of State.
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