Picturing Technology In China

Author: Peter J. Golas
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9888208152
Size: 75.82 MB
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The text is elegantly written, and the images, about 100 in all, are carefully chosen. This is likely to appeal to both scholars and general readers.

Lineages And Their Places In Ancient China

Author: Edward Shaughnessy
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9789629966393
Size: 31.24 MB
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Recent excavations of bronze artifacts from the Western Zhou dynasty (1046--771 B.C.) provide the focus for this collection of essays, which analyze the nature and patterns of lineages emerging from the tombs of ancient lords of states and ...

The Golden Ghetto

Author: Jacques M. Downs
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9888139096
Size: 19.88 MB
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Long out of print, this new edition makes this key work again available, both to scholars and a wider readership. “The fullest exposition on the subject thus far and as the final word on extant, previously untapped, English-language ...

The Ancient Highlands Of Southwest China

Author: Alice Yao
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190493798
Size: 63.65 MB
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Instead of a clash between center and periphery or barbarism and civilization, this book examines the classic study of imperial rule as a confrontation between different political temporalities.

On Their Own Terms

Author: Benjamin A. ELMAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674036476
Size: 30.98 MB
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In this book, Elman gives a nuanced account of the ways in which native Chinese science evolved over four centuries, under the influence of both Jesuit and Protestant missionaries.

Planning Chinese Characters

Author: Shouhui Zhao
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387485767
Size: 43.58 MB
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This book presents the most comprehensive synthesis and analysis of major developments in reforming programs in modernizing the Chinese writing system.

Mapping The Chinese And Islamic Worlds

Author: Hyunhee Park
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107018684
Size: 57.64 MB
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This book documents the relationship and wisdom of Asian cartographers in the Islamic and Chinese worlds before the Europeans arrived.

Chinese Concepts Of Privacy

Author: Bonnie S. McDougall
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Size: 72.10 MB
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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 ...

That Wonderful Composite Called Author

Author: Christian Schwermann
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004279423
Size: 52.55 MB
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Distinguishing various author functions, which can be distributed among several individuals, this edited volume covers the whole spectrum from composite to individual forms of authorship.