The Order of Places

Translocal Practices of the Huizhou Merchants in Late Imperial China

Yongtao Du, Oklahoma State University

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€107,00
$137.00
ISBN13: 
9789004288386
E-ISBN: 
9789004288409
Publication Date: 
March 2015
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 270 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9563
Volume: 
119

Nicholas Morrow Williams, Hong Kong Baptist University

In Imitations of the Self Nicholas M. Williams reevaluates the poetry of Jiang Yan (444–505) as a summation of Six Dynasties poetics and as a model of multifarious self-representation in Chinese poetry.
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282230
E-ISBN: 
9789004282452
Publication date: 
November 2014
€107,00
$137.00

Edited by Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado, Boulder

Nine renowned sinologists present a range of studies that display the riches of medieval Chinese verse in varied guises. All major verse-forms, including shi, fu, and ci, are examined, with a special focus on poetry’s negotiation with tradition and historical context.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280397
E-ISBN: 
9789004282063
Publication date: 
November 2014
€131,00
$167.00

George Lawrence Israel, Middle Georgia State College

In Doing Good and Ridding Evil in Ming China: The Political Career of Wang Yangming, George L. Israel offers a detailed study of this influential Neo-Confucian philosopher’s official career and military campaigns.
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Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280083
E-ISBN: 
9789004280106
Publication date: 
August 2014
€138,00
$165.00

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
Format: 
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
Format: 
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
Format: 
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
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184817
E-ISBN: 
9789004241763
Publication date: 
December 2012
€106,00
$124.00

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