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
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 270 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9563
Volume: 
119

Edited by Bonnie S. McDougall and Anders Hansson

The contents range from inscriptions on early bronzes, personal letters in early imperial China, medical case histories in late imperial China, fictional representations of private experiences, and Liang Qichao’s reevaluations of privacy to the values given to privacy by Lu Xun.
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Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004127661
Publication date: 
July 2002
€132,00
$160.00

Ankeney Weitz

An annotated translation of Zhou Mi’s (1232-1298) Record of Clouds and Mist Passing Before One’s Eyes (Yunyan guoyan lu). A valuable contribution to help broaden our understanding of the early care and transmission of artworks, the social dimensions of art collecting, and the development of a...
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126053
Publication date: 
June 2002
€186,00
$225.00

Anning Jing

An investigation of the myth, history, inscriptions, architecture, sculpture, painting, iconological program, festival, rituals and theater of the only known intact ancient dragon king temple in China
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119253
Publication date: 
November 2001
€180,00
$217.00

Edited by Catherine Jami, Peter Engelfriet and Gregory Blue

Xu Guangqi was one of the first promoters of Western science in China, worked together with the Jesuit Matteo Ricci on translations of Western science, was one of the first Chinese converts, a high-ranking statesman, organizer of a major calendar reform, introduced Western weapons into the...
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004120587
Publication date: 
June 2001
€199,00
$239.00

Edited by Angela Schottenhammer

Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004117730
Publication date: 
November 2000
€199,00
$239.00

David Wright

This fascinating, richly-illustrated account of the translation of Western science - particularly chemistry - into late nineteenth-century China provides new insights both into the lives of the Chinese and foreign translators and into the processes and influences of science translation.
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004117761
Publication date: 
October 2000
€238,00
$288.00

Edited by Hans van der Ven

Based on original sources, and dealing with the subject from the earliest dynasty up to modernity, this book uniquely combines chapters on strategy and tactics. Both scope and approach make it a must for historians of China, as well as those of (comparative) warfare.
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004117747
Publication date: 
September 2000
€199,00
$239.00

Edited by Jan A.M. de Meyer and Peter M. Engelfriet

This collection of essays provides refreshing insights into the religious dimensions of traditional Chinese culture. Spanning two millennia, it deals with topics as varied as ritual, popular cults, puppet theatre, medicine and literature, but its bulk is devoted to Taoism.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115408
Publication date: 
November 1999
€180,00
$217.00

Edited by Karl-Heinz Pohl

This book contains the papers of a symposium on the Chinese and Western cultural traditions, with topics ranging from questions of cross-cultural hermeneutics to politics, ethical values and aesthetics.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004114265
Publication date: 
August 1999
€188,00
$228.00

Edited by Harriet T. Zurndorfer

Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004110656
Publication date: 
August 1999
€189,00
$230.00

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