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R.H. van Gulik, with introductions by James Cahill, Wilt Idema and Sören Edgren
“Unqualified readers” have now at last become qualified with this offical edition of Van Gulik’s famous Erotic Colour Prints. With indispensable introductions to its art historical, literary, biographical, and book technical background.
Richard B. Mather
The full original texts, Professor Richard Mather’s full annotated translations, and brief biographies of these three classical poets, who had such a profound impact upon the immediately succeeding centuries.
by Tsepon Wangchuk Deden Shakabpa. Translated and annotated by Derek F. Maher
A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.
Edited by John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski
Covering the period from the establishment of Sui to the fall of Southern Sung, this volume for the first time gives a full, carefully arrranged overview of China’s diplomatic and trade relations with its major and minor Asian neighbours, and the practical background to the missions.
The creation or closure of institutions of government and the careers of men who took their part in public life show how human lives were affected by political concepts and official demands in the formative stages of China's imperial government.
Edited by Livia Kohn
This handbook provides key information on the Daoist tradition in an easily accessible yet highly readable format. It contains a coherent collection of thirty articles by major scholars in the field and presents the latest level of research available today. A highly useful resource for both ...
Thomas H.C. Lee
This comprehensive survey covers the main aspects of China's educational history: schools and examination system, student movements, private academies, the relationship between state, society and education, life of intellectuals, the conventions of intellectual discourse, and the tradition of ...
Marylin Martin Rhie
Volume two of Marylin Rhie’s widely acclaimed and formative multi-volume work on Buddhist Art in China and Central Asia focuses on the art and the religious and historical background in the regions of South and North China (other than Kansu) and the sites of Tumshuk, Kucha and Karashahr in ...
Marylin Martin Rhie
A comprehensive analysis of the earliest Buddhist art of China, Bactria, and the Southern Silk Road in Central Asia from ca. 1st - 4th century A.D., elucidating the inter-relationships, history, religious elements, sources, dating and chronology.
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