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Shijiu 史糾 "Entanglements in History"

The Shijiu 史糾 "Entanglements in history" is a historical critique written by the Ming period 明 (1368-1644) scholar Zhu Minghao 朱明鎬. The 6 juan "scrolls" long book discusses general matters of historiography at the hand of selected texts, mostly the official dynastic histories like the Sanguozhi 三國志 or the Yuanshi 元史. At the end of the book, Zhu added a comparative discussion about differences in parallel, the Shushi yitong 書史異同 and the Xin-Jiu tangshu yitong 新舊唐書異同.
The Shijiu is included in the imperial collectaneum Siku quanshu 四庫全書.

Source: Li Xueqin 李學勤, Lü Wenyu 呂文鬰 (1996). Siku da cidian 四庫大辭典, vol. 1, p. 1520. Changchun: Jilin daxue chubanshe.

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