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Brian McKnight
University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588-0007)

The Role of the Subprefectural Registrar in Sung Local Administrations (960-1279 AD)

Study of the character and functions of subprefectural registrars in Sung China (960-1279 AD). Three officials at the subprefectural level--the subprefect, who had administrative charge of the area; the sheriff, responsible for maintaining local law and order; and the registrar, who dealt with fiscal affairs and supervised clerical personnel--formed the key link between the central government and the people. Fellow completing study of the sheriff in Sung China, to be read before an international conference of sinologues at Cambridge University in August, 1970.

Project fields:
History, General

Summer Stipends

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$1,500 (approved)
$1,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1970 – 8/31/1970