Here is a list of the sources cited in my annotations to the translation of the Imperial Tomb Tablet of the Great Ming:

  1. Chan, Hok-lam, “The Rise of Ming T’ai-tsu (1368-98): Facts and Fictions in Early Ming Official historiography,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 95, No. v4, pages 679-715. This article is cited in my blog as “Chan’s Rise of Ming T’ai-tsu.”
  2. Chan, Hok-lam, “The ‘Song’ Dynasty Legacy: Symbolism and Legitimation from Han Liner to Zhu Yuanzhang of the Ming Dynasty,” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 68.1 (June 2008), pages 91-133. Cited as “Symbolism and Legitimation.”
  3. Herlihy, David, The Black Death and the Transformation of the West (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997). Cited as “Herlihy.”
  4. Kroll, Paul W. A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese (Leiden: Brill, 2015). Cited as “Kroll’s Dictionary.”
  5. Langlois, John D., and Sun K’o-K’uan, “Three Teachings Syncretism and the Thought of Mint T’ai-tsu,” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol 43, No. 1, June 1983, pages 97-139. Cited as “Langlois and Sun.”
  6. Mote, F.W., The Poet Kao Ch’i, 1336-1374 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1962).
  7. Taylor, Romeyn, “Ming T’ai-Tsu’s Story of a Dream,” Monumenta Serica, Vol 32, 1976, pages 1-20.  Cited as“Story of a Dream.”
  8. Wang, Jianying 王剑英, “Da Ming huangling zhi bei:kaoshi 大明皇陵之碑:考释,” in Wang, Jianying ed., Ming Zhongdu Yanjiu 明中都研究 (Beijing: Zhongguo Qingnian Chuban She 中国青年出版社, 2005), pages 461-487.   Cited as “Wang’s Annotations.”
  9. Wu, Han 吴晗, Zhu Yuanzhang Zhuan 朱元璋传, the 1949 edition.  Cited as “Wu Han.”
  10. Xia, Yurun 夏玉润, Zhu Yuanzhang yu Fengyang 朱元璋与凤阳, (Hefei: Huangshan Shushe 黄山书社, 2003). Cited as “Xia”