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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viii, 270 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9563
Volume: 
119

Louis Komjathy

Employing a comparative religious studies approach, this book provides a comprehensive discussion of early Quanzhen as a Daoist religious movement charactized by asceticism, alchemical transformation, and mystical experiencing. Emphasis is placed on the complex interplay among views of self,...
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Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160385
E-ISBN: 
9789047421733
Publication date: 
September 2007
€188,00
$228.00

Jinhua Chen

The Buddhist master Fazang is regarded as one of the greatest metaphysicians in medieval Asia. This study aims at correcting misinterpretations and shedding light on neglected areas, opening up for discussion the various structures of medieval East Asian monastic biography.
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Volume: 
75
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156135
E-ISBN: 
9789047420002
Publication date: 
May 2007
€188,00
$228.00

Stuart H. Sargent

From the reader's report: "not just an excellent study of an individual poet but also a model of reading the language of classical Chinese poetry. [..] opens up a world of interpretive territory heretofore seldom explored."
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Volume: 
74
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004157118
E-ISBN: 
9789047419273
Publication date: 
February 2007
€148,00
$177.00

Robin Ruizendaal

Based on extensive fieldwork the author provides unique insights into the functioning of a traditional form of theatre in the economically advanced region of southern Fujian, thus giving a fascinating window on contemporary China.
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Volume: 
73
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151048
Publication date: 
April 2006
€162,00
$196.00

Jan De Meyer

This volume examines the various facets of the life and works of Wu Yun, an eminent eighth-century Daoist priest, visionary poet, anti-Buddhist, defender of reclusion and philosopher of immortality, and sheds new light on the nature of Medieval Daoism.
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Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004121362
Publication date: 
February 2006
€167,00
$202.00

Barend J. ter Haar

This book analyzes the role of oral stories in Chinese witch-hunts. Of interest to historians of oral traditions, folklore and witch-hunts, but also to those working on anti-Christian movements and the intersection of popular fears and political history in China.
Series: 
Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004148444
Publication date: 
November 2005
€163,00
$197.00

Jennifer Took

This book explores a Zhuang native chieftaincy enfranchised under the Chinese tusi system, and its relationship with the Chinese imperial state. It sheds critical light on the social and political organization of the strategic Chinese-Vietnamese border area over 600 years.
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147973
Publication date: 
September 2005
€126,00
$152.00

Kathryn A. Lowry

This study of popular songs offers a new hypothesis about the role of elite in popular culture and evidences how commercial publishing facilitated the rise of selective reading and imitation of texts in late-Ming China, creating a new basis for describing desire and the self.
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145863
Publication date: 
September 2005
€181,00
$218.00

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
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145085
Publication date: 
September 2005
€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
€151,00
$182.00

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