Iron and Steel in Ancient China

Donald B. Wagner

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€172,00
$225.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004096325
Publication Date: 
March 1993
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 574 pp. richly illustrated
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ISSN: 
0169-9520
Volume: 
9

Edited by Vincent Goossaert CNRS-EPHE, Paris, Jan Kiely Chinese University of Hong Kong, and John Lagerwey Chinese University of Hong Kong

This book examines the transformation of values in China since 1850, first in the “secular” realms of economics, science, medicine, aesthetics, media and gender, and then in each of the major religions (Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity) and in Marxist discourse.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290983
Expected: 
November 2015
€275,00
$358.00

Edited by Antje Richter, University of Colorado

Dedicated to the study of Chinese epistolary literature and culture from the early empire to the twentieth century, the twenty-five essays of A History of Chinese Letters and Epistolary Culture discuss a wealth of epistolary topics and provide numerous translations.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291751
E-ISBN: 
9789004292123
Publication date: 
May 2015
€231,00
$299.00

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
Publication date: 
November 2014
€199,00
$259.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004271647
Publication date: 
December 2014
€275,00
$358.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004242166
Publication date: 
February 2013
€196,00
$267.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004188617
Publication date: 
October 2010
€130,00
$169.00

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
€237,00
$309.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004271852
Publication date: 
September 2014
€180,00
$234.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004201644
Publication date: 
October 2013
€180,00
$234.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789047444664
Publication date: 
September 2010
€185,00
$241.00

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