EMPERORS' REIGN DATES,
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
The dynasties of imperial China, 221 BCE 1911 CE
|Han||202 BCE–220 CE|
Qing dynasty emperors' reign dates
Weights and measures
100 mu = 1 qing
6 mu ≈ 1 acre
100 qing ≈ 16 acres
1 shi = 1 picul ≈ 1 bushel
1 shi = 10 dou
1 dou = 10 sheng
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Publication information: Book title: Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt: Environment and Economy in Late Imperial South China. Contributors: Robert B. Marks - Author. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Place of publication: Cambridge, England. Publication year: 1997. Page number: xi.
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