Statecraft and Classical Learning

The Rituals of Zhou in East Asian History

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern

Status: 
€85,00
$113.00
ISBN13: 
9789004177499
E-ISBN: 
9789047430933
Publication Year: 
2009
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
vi, 446 pp.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1877-9425
Volume: 
1

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern

Devoted to the ancient Chinese Classic Rituals of Zhou, this book presents a multi-faceted picture of the life of the text from its inception some two millennia ago to its modern political and scholarly discourse across East Asia.
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004180918
Publication date: 
October 2009

Edited by Sarah A. Queen, Connecticut College and Michael Puett, Harvard University

The Han dynasty Huainanzi is a compendium of knowledge. This edited volume follows a multi-disciplinary approach to explore how and why the Huainanzi was produced and how we should interpret the work.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265035
Publication date: 
April 2014

Edited by Carine Defoort, University of Leuven and Nicolas Standaert, University of Leuven

The book Mozi, named after master Mo, was compiled in the course of the fifth-third centuries BCE. The seven studies included in the The Mozi as an Evolving Text analyse the Core Chapters, Dialogues, and Opening Chapters of the Mozi as an evolving text.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234345
Publication date: 
March 2013

Matthias L. Richter, University of Colorado

In The Embodied Text Matthias L. Richter demonstrates how early Chinese manuscript texts can reliably be established on the basis of their material representation rather than on grounds of similarities with other texts.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236578
Publication date: 
January 2013

Dirk Meyer

Through close readings of excavated texts from Guōdiàn, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the way in which meaning is produced in early Chinese philosophical texts. It is the first book on early China to cast light on the relationship between material conditions and ideas...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207622
Publication date: 
November 2011