Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China

Edited by Yuri Pines, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Paul R. Goldin, University of Pennsylvania and Martin Kern, Princeton University

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€120,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004299290
E-ISBN: 
9789004299337
Publication Date: 
July 2015
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Hardback
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viii, 348 pp.
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0169-9563
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124

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University

This volume presents a new conceptual framework that recognizes that in East Asia the literary and vernacular registers historically interacted and influenced each other as part of a unified, if hybrid, language system that was mastered by Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, and Vietnamese according to...
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Volume: 
115
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277595
E-ISBN: 
9789004279278
Publication date: 
August 2014
€127,00
$152.00

Zhenjun Zhang, St. Lawrence University

This book examines the literary thematic changes, Buddhist imagery, and new motifs in the fantastic dreamworld as seen in the tales of the supernatural in early medieval China.
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Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277274
E-ISBN: 
9789004277847
Publication date: 
August 2014
€126,00
$151.00

Ding Xiang Warner, Cornell University

Transmitting Authority reveals the interdependence between the textual and social history of the Zhongshuo and the rise and fall of the cultural currency of Wang Tong (ca. 584–617), a.k.a. Master Wenzhong, whose teachings this work purports to record.
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Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004273214
E-ISBN: 
9789004276338
Publication date: 
May 2014
€113,00
$137.00

[Erik Zürcher]. Edited by Jonathan A. Silk, Leiden University

Buddhism in China gathers for the first time Erik Zürcher’s most central papers on Chinese Buddhism, dealing with the translation and language of Buddhist scriptures, interactions with Daoist traditions, activities of Buddhists below elite social levels, and typological comparisons with...
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Volume: 
112
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250932
E-ISBN: 
9789004263291
Publication date: 
December 2013
€216,00
$260.00

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.
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Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249783
E-ISBN: 
9789004252295
Publication date: 
June 2013
€236,00
$278.00

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...
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Volume: 
110
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249868
E-ISBN: 
9789004251458
Publication date: 
June 2013
€153,00
$181.00

Mary Anne Cartelli, City University of New York

In The Five-Colored Clouds of Mount Wutai: Poems from Dunhuang, Mary Anne Cartelli introduces a significant corpus of Chinese Buddhist poems from the Dunhuang manuscripts celebrating Mount Wutai. They offer important literary evidence for the transformation of the mountain into the earthly...
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Volume: 
109
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184817
E-ISBN: 
9789004241763
Publication date: 
December 2012
€106,00
$124.00

Cosima Bruno, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Between the Lines provides theoretical foundation and a methodology for studying poetry through translation. With insider’s perspective, the author Cosima Bruno presents contemporary Chinese poems by Yang Lian (b. 1955) as case study.
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Volume: 
108
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223998
E-ISBN: 
9789004229631
Publication date: 
June 2012
€103,00
$123.00

Timothy Wai Keung Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

This book focuses on the representation of human mortality in medieval Chinese literature. This theme is observed and reconstructed through analysis of the work of eminent writers of the period, texts that have never been examined from an eschatological perspective.
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Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222090
E-ISBN: 
9789004229020
Publication date: 
May 2012
€129,00
$156.00

Ping Wang, Princeton University

This book, through detailed analysis of the writings of the Liang Crown Prince Xiao Tong and his circle, will deepen and redefine our view of the court cultrue and literature of the Liang, a crucial period in Chinese literary history.
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Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225220
E-ISBN: 
9789004228252
Publication date: 
May 2012
€127,00
$153.00

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