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

John Jorgensen

Hui-neng, the patriarchal ancestor of all existing Ch’an/Zen, was invented by Shen-hui (684-758) based on a fusion of Buddhist and Confucian themes. This propaganda led to the creation of a large hagiographical literature that determined the trajectory of Ch’an.
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Volume: 
68
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145085
Publication date: 
September 2005
€156,60
$189.00
€261,00
$315.00

Sing-chen Lydia Chiang

Inspired in part by Freud’s theory of the uncanny, this book explores the emotive subtexts of late imperial Chinese strange tale collections to consider what these stories tell us about suppressed cultural anxieties, the construction of gender, and authorial self-identity.
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Volume: 
67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142039
Publication date: 
November 2004
€90,60
$109.20
€151,00
$182.00

Mark Csikszentmihalyi

An examination of both excavated and transmitted texts that link ethics and natural philosophy, Material Virtue narrates the history of a neglected tradition that argues virtue has physical presence in the body, and rewrites the formative period of Confucianism.
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Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004141964
Publication date: 
November 2004
€189,00
$230.00

Oliver J. Moore

This study analyzes records of annual ritual performances in order to trace the emergence of the culture of civil service examination recruitment in its social and political contexts during China's Tang dynasty (618-907).
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Volume: 
65
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004139374
Publication date: 
August 2004
€189,00
$230.00

Edited by Michael Lackner and Natascha Vittinghoff

Mapping Meanings, a broad-ranged introduction to China’s intellectual entry into the family of nations, guides the reader into the late Qing encounter with Western, at the same time connecting convincingly to the broader question of the mobility of knowledge.
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Volume: 
64
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004139190
Publication date: 
May 2004
€172,20
$207.60
€287,00
$346.00
Series: 
Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004137103
Publication date: 
November 2003
€167,00
$202.00

R.H. van Gulik, with introductions by James Cahill, Wilt Idema and Sören Edgren

“Unqualified readers” have now at last become qualified with this offical edition of Van Gulik’s famous Erotic Colour Prints. With indispensable introductions to its art historical, literary, biographical, and book technical background.
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Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131606
Publication date: 
November 2003
€280,00
$338.00

Richard B. Mather

The full original texts, Professor Richard Mather’s full annotated translations, and brief biographies of these three classical poets, who had such a profound impact upon the immediately succeeding centuries.
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Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004120594
Publication date: 
August 2003
€102,00
$123.00
€170,00
$205.00

Paolo Santangelo

A pionering inquiry on the role, perception and representation of emotional sphere in traditional Chinese culture provides a fascinating contribution on a key anthropological problem, in order to understand not only pre-modern private history, but also contemporary Chinese society. The importance...
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Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123601
Publication date: 
May 2003
€146,40
$177.60
€244,00
$296.00

Edited by Leonard Blussé and Chen Menghong

The first study of the archive of the Kong Koan, the only relatively complete archive of a “diaspora” Chinese urban community in Southeast Asia, offering many new insights into Overseas Chinese life between 1780-1965.
Series: 
Volume: 
59
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004131576
Publication date: 
June 2003
€105,00
$126.00

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