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Introduction to Literary Chinese 2ed

by Michael A Fuller Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2004
ISBN:
9780674017269
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

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Picturing the True Form: Daoist Visual Culture in Traditional China

by Shih-shan Susan Huang Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780674504288
Format:
Pb+ 526 pages

Picturing the True Form investigates the long-neglected visual culture of Daoism, China’s primary indigenous religion, from the...

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State and Economy in Republican China: A Handbook for Scholars

by William C Kirby, Man-houng Lin and James Chin Shih Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2001
ISBN:
9780674003675
Format:
Hbk 528 pages

This manual for students focuses on archival research in the economic and business history of the Republican era (1911a1949)....

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Taiwan's Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel Writing and Pictures, 1683-1895

by Emma Jinhua Teng Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2006
ISBN:
9780674021198
Format:
Pbk 400 pages

Until 300 years ago, the Chinese considered Taiwan a "land beyond the seas," a "ball of mud" inhabited by "naked and tattooed...

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Efficacious Landscape: On the Authorities of Painting at the Northern Song Court

by Foong Ping Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780674417151
Format:
Hbk 318 pages

Ink landscape painting is a distinctive feature of the Northern Song, and painters of this era produced some of the most celebrated...

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Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination

by Tamara T Chin Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780674417199
Format:
Hbk 380 pages

Savage Exchange explores the politics of representation during the Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) at a pivotal moment when China...

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Shifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore in Narratives from Tang Dynasty China

by Sarah Allen Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780674417205
Format:
Hbk 330 pages

Shifting Stories explores the tale literature of eighth- and ninth-century China to show how the written tales we have today grew...

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Rise of a Japanese Chinatown: Yokohama, 18941972

by Eric Han Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9780674491984
Format:
Hbk 266 pages

Rise of a Japanese Chinatown is the first English-language monograph on the history of a Chinese immigrant community in Japan....

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From Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi Korekiyo, Japan's Keynes

by Richard J Smethurst Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2009
ISBN:
9780674036208
Format:
Pb+ 377 pages

From his birth in the lowest stratum of the samurai class to his assassination at the hands of right-wing militarists, Takahashi...

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Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio

by Melek Ortabasi Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780674492004
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

Yanagita Kunio (1875-1962) was a public intellectual who played a pivotal role in shaping modern Japan's cultural identity. A...

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Hideyoshi

by Mary Elizabeth Berry Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
01/1989
ISBN:
9780674390263
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

Here is the first full-length biography in English of the most important political figure in premodern Japan.Hideyoshiapeasant...

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Martial Spectacles of the Ming Court

by David M Robinson Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2013
ISBN:
9780674073371
Format:
Hbk 437 pages

Like most empires, the Ming court sponsored grand displays of dynastic strength and military prowess. Covering the first two centuries...

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Materializing Magic Power: Chinese Popular Religion in Villages and Cities

by Wei-Ping Lin Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780674504363
Format:
Hbk 220 pages

Materializing Magic Power paints a broad picture of the dynamics of popular religion in Taiwan. The first book to explore contemporary...

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One Who Knows Me: Friendship and Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China

by Anna Shields Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780674504370
Format:
Hbk 425 pages

The friendships of writers of the mid-Tang era (780sa820s)abetween literary giants like Bai Juyi and Yuan Zhen, Han Yu and Meng...

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Worldly Stage: Theatricality in Seventeenth-Century China

by Sophie Volpp Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780674021440
Format:
Hbk 350 pages

In seventeenth-century China, as formerly disparate social spheres grew closer, the theater began to occupy an important ideological...

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