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Edited by ZHANG Longxi, City University of Hong Kong and Axel SCHNEIDER, Leiden University
Brill’s Humanities in China Library makes available in English translation the work of humanities scholars who are shaping academic discourse in China.
Edited by Christoph Harbsmeier, Bjarke Frellesvig, Michael Lackner, Alain Peyraube, Michael Puett and Rudolf Wagner
Edited by Ban WANG, Stanford University, WANG Hui, Tsinghua University, and Geremie BARMÉ, Australian National University
This series aims to place the study of China in the contexts of the international system of nation-states, global capitalist and market expansion, imperialist rivalry, the Cold War, and recent waves of economic globalization. It welcomes analytical attempts to frame intellectual, historical, and ...
Edited by Martin Kern, Princeton University, Robert E. Hegel, Washington University, St. Louis, Ding Xiang Warner, Cornell University
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.
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