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1) Su Tung-p'o. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Born in present-day Sichuan prov., he was one of a literary family. Su occupied many official posts, rising to president of the board of rites (which regulated imperial...

2) A-k'o-su. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...A-k o-su, see Aksu, China....

3) Su-chou. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Su-chou, see Suzhou, China....

4) suttee. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian funeral practice in which the widow immolated herself on her husband's funeral pyre. The practice of killing a favorite wife on her husband's grave has been...

5) Lhasa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lasa (la-su) (KEY) , city (1994 est. pop. 118,000), capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, SW China. It is on a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo (Brahmaputra) at an altitude...

6) Sichuan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The capital is Chengdu. A naturally isolated region surrounded by mountains, Sichuan is accessible to the rest of China by the Chang River, which flows through the...

7) Sue, Eugene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French novelist, whose name was originally Marie-Joseph Sue. A surgeon in the French navy, he went into exile when Napoleon III came to power. Sue's popular and sensational...

8) Metsu, Gabriel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dutch genre painter, b. Leiden. In 1657 he moved to Amsterdam, where he remained for the rest of his life. In his youth he painted biblical subjects, such as Woman...

9) Maranon, Gregorio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mara˝ˇn, Gregorio, (grago┤reo maranyon┤) (KEY) , 1887-1960, Spanish essayist, b. Madrid. A physician and professor of endocrinology, he used his scientific knowledge...

10) Alas, Leopoldo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic who wrote under the pseudonym Clarin, b. Zamora. Although he began his literary career as a journalist,...

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