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

Izabella Łabędzka

This book argues that Gao Xingjian's Idea of Theatre can only be explained by his broad knowledge and use of various Chinese and Western theatrical, literary, artistic and philosophical traditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168282
E-ISBN: 
9789047433743
Publication date: 
July 2008
€115,00
$140.00

Maghiel van Crevel

Chinese Poetry in Times of Mind, Mayhem and Money is a groundbreaking study covering a range of contemporary authors and issues, from Haizi to Yin Lichuan and from poetic rhythm to exile-bashing. Its rigorous scholarship, literary sensitivity and lively style make it eminently fit for classroom use.
Series: 
Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163829
E-ISBN: 
9789047442738
Publication date: 
October 2008
€148,00
$177.00

Au Chung-to

Drawing on the phenomenon of placelessness, this book offers an alternative approach to reexamine Chinese modernist literature on the whole and Taiwanese modernist poetry in particular.
Series: 
Volume: 
85
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167070
E-ISBN: 
9789047442998
Publication date: 
May 2008
€132,00
$160.00

Alan R. Thrasher

According to a reader's report, this is "one of the finest studies on (any kind of) Chinese music to emerge in recent years." Based on extensive fieldwork and a thorough knowledge of the scholarly literature, the author examines the theoretical underpinnings of the 'silk and bamboo' instrumental...
Series: 
Volume: 
84
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165007
E-ISBN: 
9789047432777
Publication date: 
February 2008
€115,00
$140.00

Andrew Eisenberg

The institution of the Retired Emperor forms the innovative angle from which this study analyzes Classical Chinese political history (4th to 7th centuries A.D.) and lays bare broader patterns of political and social action of Classical Chinese monarchy. The author lays a basis for a new framework...
Series: 
Volume: 
83
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163812
E-ISBN: 
9789047432302
Publication date: 
January 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Elisabeth Kaske

Viewing education as the central battleground over the status of language, this book investigates the language policies of various social agents in early 20th century China and offers a comprehensive and fascinating analysis of the emergence of China’s national language.
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Volume: 
82
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163676
E-ISBN: 
9789047423331
Publication date: 
November 2007
€181,00
$218.00

Jamie Greenbaum

Focussing on Chen Jiru's writings, this study explores the various ways that Chen advertised himself to prospective readers, and the way that commercial and political interests used his personae for their own ends, from the seventeenth century to the present.
Series: 
Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163584
E-ISBN: 
9789047422570
Publication date: 
November 2007
€154,00
$186.00

Ou Chaoquan. Translated by D. Norman Geary.

This insider's account is an unparalleled study of the culture in a Kam (Dong) village in Southwest China during the 1930s and 1940s, before Liberation in 1949. It describes the culture objectively and anecdotally, and is distinctive for its honesty and clarity.
Series: 
Volume: 
80
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004162297
E-ISBN: 
9789047421641
Publication date: 
October 2007
€108,00
$131.00

Edited by Francesca Bray, Vera Dorofeeva-Lichtmann, Georges Métailié

Drawing on history of science and philosophy of knowledge, this wide-ranging collection of essays on varieties of diagram, schema, technical illustration and chart offers a challenging new interpretation of technical knowledge in Chinese thought and practice.
Series: 
Volume: 
79
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160637
E-ISBN: 
9789047422655
Publication date: 
November 2007
€191,00
$233.00

Rune Svarverud

The topic of this book is the early introduction and reception of international law in China. International law is studied as part of the introduction of the Western sciences and as a theoretical orientation in international affairs 1847-1911.
Series: 
Volume: 
78
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160194
E-ISBN: 
9789047420644
Publication date: 
June 2007
€98,00
$118.00

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