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Covering the period from the establishment of Sui to the fall of Southern Sung, this volume for the first time gives a full, carefully arrranged overview of China’s diplomatic and trade relations with its major and minor Asian neighbours, and the practical background to the missions.
The creation or closure of institutions of government and the careers of men who took their part in public life show how human lives were affected by political concepts and official demands in the formative stages of China's imperial government.
Edited by Livia Kohn
This handbook provides key information on the Daoist tradition in an easily accessible yet highly readable format. It contains a coherent collection of thirty articles by major scholars in the field and presents the latest level of research available today. A highly useful resource for both ...
Thomas H.C. Lee
This comprehensive survey covers the main aspects of China's educational history: schools and examination system, student movements, private academies, the relationship between state, society and education, life of intellectuals, the conventions of intellectual discourse, and the tradition of ...
Marylin Martin Rhie
A comprehensive analysis of the earliest Buddhist art of China, Bactria, and the Southern Silk Road in Central Asia from ca. 1st - 4th century A.D., elucidating the inter-relationships, history, religious elements, sources, dating and chronology.
The book is a first attempt to present the Chinese popular blockprint illustration for display, its culture, history and workshops. It shows how it blossomed out in the urban and rural scenes of recent centuries, finally to succumb to nationalism and revolution.
Donald B. Wagner
A study of the production and use of iron and steel in early China, and simultaneously a methodological study of the reconciliation of archaeological and written sources in Chinese cultural history. Includes chapters on the technology of iron production based on studies of artifact microstructures.
Liliya M. Gorelova
A comprehensive grammar of Manchu, the official language in China during the Qing dynasty (1644-1912), covering the writing system, morphology, phonology, and syntax. With speecial attention for the relation of classical Manchu with its dialect Sibe, a direct successor of Manchu vernacular. A ...
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