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

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

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225220
E-ISBN: 
9789004228252
Publication date: 
May 2012
€127,00
$153.00

Hans Derks

Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium...
Series: 
Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221581
E-ISBN: 
9789004225893
Publication date: 
April 2012
€242,00
$293.00

Perry Johansson

Saluting the Yellow Emperor tells the fascinating story of a group of Swedish scholars who rediscovered the pronunciation of the Chinese classics, buried Silk Road cities, and a Chinese Stone Age, while spiriting antiquities out of Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004220973
E-ISBN: 
9789004226395
Publication date: 
January 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Edited by Dagmar Schäfer

Identifying four spheres of knowledge culture in the history of technology in China, this book offers an introduction to the transmission of knowledge and detailed contextual descriptions of individual technologies in China such as porcelain, silk, and agriculture.
Series: 
Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218444
E-ISBN: 
9789004219366
Publication date: 
November 2011
€154,00
$186.00

Hua Li

The focus of this study is coming of age in troubled Cultural Revolutionary times as portrayed in contemporary Chinese Bildungsroman fiction by Su Tong and Yu Hua, along with a comprehensive overview of the Bildungsroman in China and the west.
Series: 
Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202269
E-ISBN: 
9789004203136
Publication date: 
February 2011
€104,00
$124.00

Mei Chun

Using the concept of theatricality to study Water Margin and Journey to the West, this study illustrates how writing and reading in early modern China became fused with a theatrical imagination in response to destabilizing social and political forces.
Series: 
Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191662
E-ISBN: 
9789004195936
Publication date: 
January 2011
€111,00
$135.00

Edited by Lucille Chia and Hilde De Weerdt

The essays in this volume seek to flesh out the diversity of Chinese textual production during the period spanning the tenth and fourteenth centuries when printing became a widely used technology.
Series: 
Volume: 
100
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192287
E-ISBN: 
9789004193864
Publication date: 
February 2011
€155,00
$188.00

Rafe de Crespigny

Though denigrated by later generations, Cao Cao was a military and political hero of China, restoring a measure of order from the ruins of Later Han. From historical records and his own writings, this book reinterprets his life and achievements.
Series: 
Volume: 
99
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185227
E-ISBN: 
9789004188303
Publication date: 
August 2010
€209,00
$253.00

Henning Klöter

An incisive, multi-faceted study of a Spanish-Chinese manuscript grammar of the seventeenth century, The Language of the Sangleys presents a fascinating, new chapter in the history of Chinese and general linguistics.
Series: 
Volume: 
98
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184930
E-ISBN: 
9789004195929
Publication date: 
October 2010
€151,00
$182.00

Edited by Cynthia Brokaw and Christopher A. Reed

These essays examine the transformation of Chinese print culture over the past two centuries during which new technologies, intellectual change, and sociopolitical upheavals expanded reading audiences, spawned new genres of print, and reshaped the relationship between publishing and the state.
Series: 
Volume: 
97
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185272
E-ISBN: 
9789004216648
Publication date: 
October 2010
€155,00
$188.00

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