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Edited by Maghiel van Crevel, Tian Yuan Tan and Michel Hockx
Bringing together new research on Chinese literature and music by twenty-two scholars, on topics ranging from Tang poetry to women's writing and the internet, this collection pays tribute to Wilt Idema as a leading scholar in a field of tremendous scope and diversity.
Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma
Drawing on recent discoveries, this study reconstructs the material culture of the Christian Öngüt in Inner Mongolia. As much of this material no longer survives in the field, it provides an insight into the rise and disappearance of a Christian culture in Asia.
Focussing on Chen Jiru's writings, this study explores the various ways that Chen advertised himself to prospective readers, and the way that commercial and political interests used his personae for their own ends, from the seventeenth century to the present.
The topic of this book is the early introduction and reception of international law in China. International law is studied as part of the introduction of the Western sciences and as a theoretical orientation in international affairs 1847-1911.
Drawing from previously untapped Buddhist sources, this book contextualizes Li Gonglin’s Buddhist faith and art through the Chan environment in his hometown (Longmian) and the prevailing Tiantai, Pure Land, Huayan and Chan schools of the Northern Song Dynasty.
Employing a comparative religious studies approach, this book provides a comprehensive discussion of early Quanzhen as a Daoist religious movement charactized by asceticism, alchemical transformation, and mystical experiencing. Emphasis is placed on the complex interplay among views of self, ...
The Buddhist master Fazang is regarded as one of the greatest metaphysicians in medieval Asia. This study aims at correcting misinterpretations and shedding light on neglected areas, opening up for discussion the various structures of medieval East Asian monastic biography.
Edited by R. Sellheim and G. Endress
Volume 36 of Oriens is a priceless collection of articles for Franz Rosenthal by a great number of his many friends, colleagues and former students.
by Ōta Gyūichi. Translated and edited by J.S.A. Elisonas and J.P. Lamers
Shinchō-Kō ki, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes” who unified Japan after a ...
Edited by Rudolf Sellheim and Gerhard Endress
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