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Edited by Christoph Cüppers, Lumbini International Research Institute, Nepal, Leonard van der Kuijp, Harvard University, Ulrich Pagel, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. With a Chinese Introduction by Dobis Tsering Gyal
The Handbook of Iconometry (ca. 1687) reproduces, in facsimile, a lavishly illustrated treatise describing the iconometic principles and measurements at the heart of the 17th-century art of Tibet. It includes over 150 drawings of buddhas, bodhisattvas and divinities, 70 script types and 14 stupa ...
John Hurd, and Ian J. Kerr, University of Manitoba
This handbook provides an indispensable reference guide to most aspects of the history of India’s railways. The secondary literature is surveyed, primary sources identified, statistical and cartographic data discussed, and a massive bibliography made available.
Edited by Christian Henriot, University of Lyon and Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California at Berkeley
In Visualizing China, the authors launch a broad inquiry aimed at a synergistic understanding of the story of visuality in modern China. The essays cluster around several nodal points including photographs, advertising, posters and movies, from the 1840s to the 1960s.
Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen (Editor-in-Chief), University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate Editors)
Volume IV of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism: History, Biographies, Relations, Issues presents a historical overview of Hinduism, covering significant periods from the Indus Civilization to contemporary India. This volume will cover the sections Historical Perspectives; Poets, Teachers, and ...
Edited by Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, University of Lausanne/École Pratique des hautes Études, Paris (France)
Old Tibetan Studies, edited by Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, is an inquiry into secular and religious Old Tibetan documents from Central Asia and Tibet. The volume is written with the intent to confront facts and textualization and contribute to the clarification of particular aspects of the ...
In Gilded Voices, Qiliang He focuses on pingtan, a storytelling art using the Suzhou dialect, to explore the role of the cultural market in mediating between the state and artists in the PRC era.
Edited, with an Introduction by Valerie Hansen, Yale University
The focus is when the Silk Road trade was at its height. Content is organized chronologically and geographically, concentrating on the sites which flourished in the 3rd and 4th centuries, then Turfan and Samarkand (500-800), closing with the period after 800, when Tang China withdrew troops from ...
Kevin M. Doak, Georgetown University
This magisterial history of Japanese nationalism reveals nationalism to be a contested and pluralistic practice that seeks to center the people in political life. It presents a wealth of primary source material on how Japanese themselves have understood their national identity.
Edited by Hyung-Gu Lynn, University of British Columbia
There has been a rapid accumulation of new scholarship on colonial Korea in particular and comparative colonialism in general within the last ten years. This volume gathers these articles from a variety of venues to allow researchers, students, and readers to access the most important ...
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