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J.D. Schmidt, University of British Columbia
In The Poet Zheng Zhen (1806-1864) and the Rise of Chinese Modernity J. D. Schmidt provides a study of one of the China's greatest poets and a major architect of Chinese modernity.
Michael John Paton, University of Sydney
In Five Classics of Fengshui Michael Paton traces the theoretical development of this form of spiritual geography through full translations of major texts: the Burial Classic of Qing Wu, Book of Burial, Yellow Emperor’s Classic of House Siting, Twenty Four Difficult Problems, and Water Dragon ...
Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium ...
Edited by Dagmar Schäfer
Identifying four spheres of knowledge culture in the history of technology in China, this book offers an introduction to the transmission of knowledge and detailed contextual descriptions of individual technologies in China such as porcelain, silk, and agriculture.
Edited by Lucille Chia and Hilde De Weerdt
The essays in this volume seek to flesh out the diversity of Chinese textual production during the period spanning the tenth and fourteenth centuries when printing became a widely used technology.
Rafe de Crespigny
Though denigrated by later generations, Cao Cao was a military and political hero of China, restoring a measure of order from the ruins of Later Han. From historical records and his own writings, this book reinterprets his life and achievements.
The Glory of Yue is the first translation into any Western language of the Yuejue shu, a collection of essays on history, literature, religion, architecture, economic thought, military science, and philosophy related to the ancient kingdoms of Wu and Yue, in present day eastern China.
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.
A history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century, this book views modern Chinese literary culture from an original and revealing perspective. It is the first English-language study of the subject to ...
Viewing education as the central battleground over the status of language, this book investigates the language policies of various social agents in early 20th century China and offers a comprehensive and fascinating analysis of the emergence of China’s national language.
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