Protestant Bible Translation and Mandarin as the National Language of China

George Kam Wah Mak

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€125,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004316270
E-ISBN: 
9789004316300
Publication Date: 
March 2017
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 414 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9563
Volume: 
131

Michelle C. Wang, Georgetown University, Washington

This book examines the Maṇḍala of Eight Great Bodhisattvas during the Tibetan (786–848) and post-Tibetan Guiyijun (848–1036) periods at Dunhuang, focusing on the intersections between political authority, religious praxis, and visual language.
Series: 
Volume: 
139
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004357655
Expected: 
February 2018
€127,00
$147.00

Edited by Michael Lackner, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Coping with the Future: Theories and Practices of Divination in East Asia offers contributions to various practical and theoretical aspects of divination from antiquity to the present in East Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
138
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004346536
Expected: 
December 2017
€149,00
$172.00

Edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey, University of Washington and Shih-shan Susan Huang, Rice University

Eight studies examine key features of Chinese visual and material cultures, ranging from tombs and ceramics to Buddhist paintings and colophons on calligraphies. The essays connect visual materials to funeral and religious practices, drama, poetry, literati life, travel, and trade.
Series: 
Volume: 
137
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348981
E-ISBN: 
9789004349377
Publication date: 
August 2017
€47,00
$54.00

Ji Hao, College of the Holy Cross

In The Reception of Du Fu (712-770) and His Poetry in Imperial Chinat, Ji Hao offers a general picture of the reception of Du Fu from the Song to the Qing and explores major shifts in interpretive approaches to Du Fu’s poetry and their poetic and cultural implications.
Series: 
Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004341043
E-ISBN: 
9789004342866
Publication date: 
May 2017
€99,00
$114.00

Koos Kuiper, Leiden University

In The early Dutch Sinologists Koos Kuiper gives a detailed account of the studies and work of the 24 Dutchmen trained as “interpreters” for the Netherlands Indies before 1900. Many primary sources give a fascinating picture of personal cross-cultural contacts.
Series: 
Volume: 
135
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228870
E-ISBN: 
9789004339637
Publication date: 
July 2017
€226,00
$260.00

Rafe de Crespigny, Australian National University

Rafe de Crespigny provides the first account in a Western language of one of the great dynasties of China, which dominated east Asia but collapsed in dramatic fashion at the end of the second century AD.
Series: 
Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324916
E-ISBN: 
9789004325203
Publication date: 
October 2016
€167,00
$200.00

Edited by Thomas Jülch, Ghent University

The Middle Kingdom and the Dharma Wheel comprises seven articles relating to saṃgha-state relations in Chinese history from the early Tang to the Qing dynasty.
Series: 
Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309654
E-ISBN: 
9789004322585
Publication date: 
June 2016
€149,00
$179.00

Jui-sung Yang, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

In Body, Ritual and Identity: A New Interpretation of Yan Yuan, Yang Jui-sung has demonstrated that the complexity of Yan’s ideas and his hatred for Zhu Xi in particular need be interpreted in light of his traumatic life experiences, his frustration over the fall of the Ming dynasty, and anxiety...
Series: 
Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315457
E-ISBN: 
9789004318731
Publication date: 
May 2016
€92,00
$110.00

Ulrich Lau, University of Hamburg and Thies Staack, University of Heidelberg

In Legal Practice, Ulrich Lau and Thies Staack offer a richly annotated translation of criminal case records from the pre-imperial period of Qin (between 246 BC and 222 BC) and shed new light on the Qin administration of justice.
Series: 
Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315433
E-ISBN: 
9789004315655
Publication date: 
May 2016
€134,00
$160.00

Zornica Kirkova, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preußischer Kulturbesitz

This book examines representations of Daoist xian immortality in a broad range of versified literature from the Han until the end of the Six Dynasties and explores the complex interaction between poetry and Daoist religion in early medieval China.
Series: 
Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311565
E-ISBN: 
9789004313699
Publication date: 
March 2016
€125,00
$150.00

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