Iron and Steel in Ancient China

Donald B. Wagner

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€169,00
$225.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004096325
Publication Date: 
March 1993
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 574 pp. richly illustrated
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ISSN: 
0169-9520
Volume: 
9

Paul W. Kroll, Professor of Chinese at the University of Colorado. With the assistance of William G. Boltz, David R. Knechtges, Y. Edmund Lien, Antje Richter, Matthias L. Richter, Ding Xiang Warner.

A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese is the long-desired Chinese – English reference work for all those reading texts dating from the Warring States period through the Tang dynasty, and beyond. Comprising 8,000+ characters, arranged alphabetically by Pinyin, with...
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284111
Expected: 
November 2014

Edited by John Lagerwey, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Pierre Marsone, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

Defining religion as “value systems in practice”, Modern Chinese Religion is a multi-disciplinary work that shows the processes of rationalization and interiorization at work in the rituals, self-cultivation practices, thought, and iconography of Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism in...
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004208506
Expected: 
December 2014

David Holm, National Chengchi University

Illustrated with 133 maps, Mapping the Old Zhuang Character Script by David Holm, surveys the traditional character script of the Zhuang and related peoples in southern China and northern Vietnam, and discusses regional variation in relation to dialect, native chieftaincies, ritual masters,...
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223691
Publication date: 
February 2013

Edited by Wang Ban

In spite of dislocations and ruptures in China’s revolutionary language, to rethink this discourse is to revisit a history in terms of sedimented layers of linguistic meanings and political aspirations. Earlier meanings of revolutionary words may persist or coexist with non-revolutionary...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188600
Publication date: 
October 2010

Edited by Mireille Delmas-Marty and Pierre-Étienne Will. Translated by Naomi Norberg.

This landmark volume deals with such essential questions as: What points of departure, or resources, can be identified in Chinese history and culture for what we call 'democracy'? What are, and have been, their potential for development in a modern China confronted with powerful Western...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178717
Publication date: 
December 2011

Edited by David R. Knechtges, University of Washington and Taiping Chang, University of Washington

The long-awaited, first Western-language reference guide, this work offers a wealth of information on writers, genres, literary schools and terms of the Chinese literary tradition from earliest times to the seventh century C.E. Indispensable for scholars and students of pre-modern Chinese...
Series: 
Volume: 
25/3-4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004267886
Publication date: 
September 2014

Edited by David R. Knechtges, University of Washington and Taiping Chang, University of Washington

The long-awaited, first Western-language reference guide, this work offers a wealth of information on writers, genres, literary schools and terms of the Chinese literary tradition from earliest times to the seventh century C.E. Indispensable for scholars and students of pre-modern Chinese...
Series: 
Volume: 
25/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192409
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by David R. Knechtges and Taiping Chang

The long-awaited, first Western-language reference guide, this work offers a wealth of information on writers, genres, literary schools and terms of the Chinese literary tradition from earliest times to the seventh century C.E. Indispensable for scholars and students of pre-modern Chinese...
Series: 
Volume: 
25/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191273
Publication date: 
September 2010

Edited by Charles D. Orzech (General Editor), Henrik H. Sørensen, Richard K. Payne

This volume, the result of an international collaboration of forty scholars, provides a comprehensive resource on Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in their Chinese, Korean, and Japanese contexts from the first few centuries of the common era to the present.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184916
Publication date: 
December 2010

Kenneth Dean and ZHENG Zhenman

This book documents the revival of local popular religion in Putian, Fujian. Volume 1 provides a historical introduction to 153 regional ritual alliances made up of 724 villages. Volume 2 surveys the population, lineages, temples, gods, and annual rituals of these villages.
Series: 
Volume: 
23/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176010
Publication date: 
December 2009

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