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Hunli xinbian 婚禮新編

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Hunli xinbian 婚禮新編 "New book about marriage and matrimony" is an encyclopedia about marriage compiled by the Song period 宋 (960-1279) scholar Ding Shengzhi 丁升之. It is 20 juan "scrolls" long and treats 85 different themes, like arranging a marriage, rewarding the marriage broker, contracts, wedding rituals, and so on. It has been published in 1996 by the Shumu wenxian press 書目文獻出版社, together with the contemporary encyclopedia Lianshi 奩史.

Source: Zhao Hankun 趙含坤 (ed. 2005), Zhongguo leishu 中國類書 (Shijiazhuang: Hebei renmin chubanshe), p. 145.

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