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Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China
Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China (July 1993)
Linda Cooke Johnson - Editor
William T. Rowe - Introduction

"This book creates a strong cumulative sense of what cities in this region were like socially and culturally in addition to showing the cities' economic and political functions. That is, the chapters, in combination with the editor's preface and William T. Rowe's introduction, add up to a very strong, coherent work. There is a wealth of detail and a number of lovely anecdotes as well as a very serious concern for larger social science issues like ...(Read More)
 
 
Nativism Overseas
Nativism Overseas (July 1993)
Contemporary Chinese Women Writers
Hsin-sheng C. Kao - Editor

This book examines five of the most influential Chinese-born women writers of the post-war era: Nie Hualing, Yu Lihua, Chen Ruoxi, Li Li, and Zhong Xiaoyang. They have become a dominating force in Chinese literature today, although they presently reside outside their homeland. This book raises a clear and consistent voice in line with the literature of exile and self discovery. As these writers talk of the 'root'--the self, and their social, cultur...(Read More)
 
 
Way, Learning, and Politics
Way, Learning, and Politics (July 1993)
Essays on the Confucian Intellectual
Tu Wei-ming - Author

The emergence of New Confucian Humanism as a major intellectual and spiritual tradition in the Chinese cultural area since the Second World War is a phenomenon vitally important and intriguing to students of history, philosophy, and religion. The Confucian vision, rooted in the Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Japanese civilizations, has been sustained through more than two millennia of constant social change and holds special meaning for both indu...(Read More)
 
 
The Canon of Supreme Mystery by Yang Hsiung
The Canon of Supreme Mystery by Yang Hsiung (June 1993)
A Translation with Commentary of the T'ai hsuan ching by Michael Nylan
Michael Nylan - Author

Translation of the first grand synthesis of classic Chinese thought.

This is a translation, with a commentary and a long contextualizing introduction, of the only major work of Han (206 B.C. to 220 A.D.) philosophy that is still available in complete form. It is the first translation of the work into a European language and provides unique access to this formative period in Chinese history. Because Yang Hsiung&rsq...(Read More)
 
 
Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature and Society
Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature and Society (June 1993)
Tonglin Lu - Editor

"Only women and inferior men are difficult to deal with." -- Confucius

Two thousand years after Confucius, the contributors to this book ask if Chinese women have succeeded in changing their status as the equivalent of "inferior men." Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature and Society approaches the role of women in social change through analyzing literature and culture during the May Fourth and th...(Read More)
 
 
Taoist Meditation
Taoist Meditation (May 1993)
The Mao-shan Tradition of Great Purity
Isabelle Robinet - Author
Julian F. Pas - Translator
Norman J. Girardot - Translator

Taoist Meditation is the first and only scholarly study to discuss the ancient Mao-shan Taoist tradition of visionary meditation while, at the same time, helping to clarify the little understood relationship among the early Taoist classics, the Buddhist tradition, and the later Taoist religion. Most importantly, Taoist Meditation is a pioneering study that fully and accurately describes the unique visionary cosmology, bodily symbolism...(Read More)
 
 
Law and Morality in Ancient China
Law and Morality in Ancient China (March 1993)
The Silk Manuscripts of Huang-Lao
R. P. Peerenboom - Author

"The main contributions of this work are threefold. First, making use of the recently discovered Mawangdui silk manuscripts, Peerenboom provides a thorough-going and persuasive account of the philosophical and political import of the previously undocumented Huang-Lao school. His is the first detailed treatment of this material in English.

"Secondly, the author uses the new material to reexamine classical schools of Chinese thought and to cl...(Read More)
 
 
Chinese Democracy and the Crisis of 1989
Chinese Democracy and the Crisis of 1989 (January 1993)
Chinese and American Reflections
Roger V. DesForges - Editor
Luo Ning - Editor
Yen-bo Wu - Editor

This study examines the process of democratization in China, taking as a focal point the recent crisis of 1989 in Tiananmen Square, but providing broader historical perspectives from both Chinese and American scholars. The authors evaluate China's political heritage, from theories of despotism in Chinese civilization to evidence for China's own democratic traditions. They also analyze the more recent political and social crises of the 1980s leadin...(Read More)
 
 
Self as Body in Asian Theory and Practice
Self as Body in Asian Theory and Practice (January 1993)
Thomas P. Kasulis - Editor
Roger T. Ames - Editor
Wimal Dissanayake - Editor

This book is an investigation of the relationship between self and body in the Indian, Japanese, and Chinese philosophical traditions. The interplay between self and body is complex and manifold, touching on issues of epistemology, ontology, social philosophy, and axiology. The authors examine these issues and make relevant connections to the Western tradition. The authors' allow the Asian traditions to shed new light on some of the traditional m...(Read More)
 
 
In Search of the Dharma
In Search of the Dharma (September 1992)
Memoirs of a Modern Chinese Buddhist Pilgrim
Chen-hua - Author
Chun-fang Yu - Edited and with an introduction by
Denis C. Mair - Translator

This is the first and only book in English on modern Chinese Buddhism written by a practicing Chinese monk. Chen-hua provides a rare eyewitness account of Chinese monastic life and Buddhist practices before they were changed forever by the Communist revolution. It begins with his departure from home in northern China to study Buddhism in Kiansu and Chekiang in the south and ends with his rejoining the monastic order in Taiwan after spending severa...(Read More)
 
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