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Edited by Halvor Eifring
This volume provides a first step towards a conceptual history of a key term in traditional Chinese culture, qíng, often translated as ‘emotion’. The essays cover the classical period and Chan Buddhist sources, in addition to Ming–Qing fiction and drama.
R.H. van Gulik, with introductions by James Cahill, Wilt Idema and Sören Edgren
“Unqualified readers” have now at last become qualified with this offical edition of Van Gulik’s famous Erotic Colour Prints. With indispensable introductions to its art historical, literary, biographical, and book technical background.
Richard B. Mather
The full original texts, Professor Richard Mather’s full annotated translations, and brief biographies of these three classical poets, who had such a profound impact upon the immediately succeeding centuries.
A pionering inquiry on the role, perception and representation of emotional sphere in traditional Chinese culture provides a fascinating contribution on a key anthropological problem, in order to understand not only pre-modern private history, but also contemporary Chinese society. The ...
Edited by Leonard Blussé and Chen Menghong
The first study of the archive of the Kong Koan, the only relatively complete archive of a “diaspora” Chinese urban community in Southeast Asia, offering many new insights into Overseas Chinese life between 1780-1965.
Dr. Sato’s volume deals with the origin and formation of the political thought of pre-imperial Xun Zi, with close focus on this synthesizer’s formative theory on rituals and social norms.
Thomas Heberer. Translated by Timothy J. Gluckman
Based on extensive field research in China and Vietnam the book reveals that the new body of entrepreneurs is not only interested in social and political processes of change, but is also actively trying to shape them.
Hubert Seiwert. In collaboration with Ma Xisha
An indispensable guide for all those who wish to gain a true understanding of the mechanics of Popular religious movements in historical and contemporary China.
Convincingly breaking with the 'May Fourth' paradigm, Questions of Style argues a radically new way of understanding the relationship between New Literature and other styles of modern Chinese writing.
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