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Ping Miao jilüe 平苗紀略

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(Qinding) Ping Miao jilüe (欽定)平苗紀略 "(Imperially endorsed) Military history of the pacification of the Miao tribes" is a history of the suppression by the Qing dynasty 清 (1644-1911) of a rebellion of native tribes in Guizhou in 1795. It was compiled on imperial order under the supervision of Ohūi 鄂輝. The 54 juan "scrolls" long book describes the origins of the rebellion led by Shi Liudeng 石柳鄧 and Shi Sanbao 石三保 and how it was suppressed by the Qing armies.
The book was printed by the Wuying Hall 武英殿.

Source: Li Xueqin 李學勤, Lü Wenyu 呂文鬰 (ed. 1996), Siku da cidian 四庫大辭典 (Changchun: Jilin daxue chubanshe), Vol. 1, p. 916.

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