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Pingmiaoji 平苗記


Pingmiaoji 平苗記 "The pacification of the Miao" is a private account on the war against the native tribes of Guizhou during the early Qing period 清 (1644-1911). The short book was written by Liu Yingzhong 劉應中. In 1685 several tribes of the Miao 苗 under Wu Erguo 吳二過 and Wu Laosou 吳老叟 rose in rebellion against the intrustion of Chinese settlers into their territory. The book is found in the collectaneum Xiaofanghuzhai yudi congchao 小方壺齋輿地叢鈔.

Source: Gao Wende 高文德 (ed. 1995), Zhongguo shaoshu minzu shi da cidian 中國少數民族史大辭典 (Changchun: Jilin jiaoyu chubanshe), p. 502.

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