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Product Description: The city of Hangzhou symbolized all of the contradictions of the declining Song Empire (960–1279). It was paramount and feeble, awe-inspiring and threatened, the most admired city and a disgrace to its dynastic founders. Rather than debate the merit of these polemical judgments, the contributors to this volume treat them as expressions of their historical moment, reflecting ideological convictions and aesthetic preferences...read more
By Martin Powers (editor)

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9789629967864, titled "Senses of the City: Perceptions of Hangzhou and Southern Song China 1127–1279" | Chinese Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The city of Hangzhou symbolized all of the contradictions of the declining Song Empire (960–1279).

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Product Description: Scholar-officials of late medieval China were not only enthusiastic in amateur storytelling, but also showed unprecedented interest in recording stories on different aspects of literati life. These stories appeared in diverse forms, including narrative poems, "tales of the marvelous," "records of the strange," historical miscellanies, and transformation texts...read more

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9780295994147 | Univ of Washington Pr, January 20, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Scholar-officials of late medieval China were not only enthusiastic in amateur storytelling, but also showed unprecedented interest in recording stories on different aspects of literati life.

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9780295994154 | Univ of Washington Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Scholar-officials of late medieval China were not only enthusiastic in amateur storytelling, but also showed unprecedented interest in recording stories on different aspects of literati life.

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Product Description: Considers the role of hiddenness in the history of cultural production in premodern China.This volume brings together fourteen essays that explore the role of hiddenness―as both an object and a mode of representation―in the history of cultural production in China from the Warring States Period (403–221 BCE) to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1911) and beyond...read more
By Paula M. Varsano (editor)

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9781438463032 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Considers the role of hiddenness in the history of cultural production in premodern China.

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Product Description: Re-Orienting China challenges the notion of the travel writer as "imperialistic," while exploring the binary opposition of self and other. Featuring analyses of rarely studied writers on post-1949 China, including Jan Wong, Jock T...read more

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9780889774407 | Univ of Regina Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Re-Orienting China challenges the notion of the travel writer as "imperialistic," while exploring the binary opposition of self and other.

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Product Description: A comprehensive analysis of the transformations of ancient history in early Chinese texts.This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the accounts of change of rule in Chinese texts from 600 to 100 BC, including the core philosophical works of the Chinese tradition attributed to Confucius, Mozi, Mencius, Xunzi, Hanfeizi, and Zhuangzi...read more

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9781438462257 | Rev exp edition (State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive analysis of the transformations of ancient history in early Chinese texts.

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By Octavio Paz (other contributor)

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9780811226202 | Reprint edition (New Directions, October 4, 2016), cover price $10.95

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Product Description: The Edge of Knowing explores the relationship between the rhetoric of dreams and realist literary practice in modern Chinese literature from the May Fourth Era in the early twentieth century through the period just following the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976...read more

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9780295998992 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Edge of Knowing explores the relationship between the rhetoric of dreams and realist literary practice in modern Chinese literature from the May Fourth Era in the early twentieth century through the period just following the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976.

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Product Description: It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the historical Chinese man. With contributions from a team of outstanding scholars, Changing Chinese Masculinities studies a range of Chinese men in diverse and, most importantly, Chinese contexts...read more
By Louie Kam (editor)

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9789888208562 | Hong Kong Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed.

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Product Description: The May Fourth Movement launched an era of turmoil and transformation in China, as Western ideas and education encroached on the Confucian traditions at the root of Chinese society. The Republican period (1919–49) witnessed an outpouring of poetry in a form and style new to China, written in the common people’s language, baihua ("plain speech")...read more

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9780773547650 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The May Fourth Movement launched an era of turmoil and transformation in China, as Western ideas and education encroached on the Confucian traditions at the root of Chinese society.

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9780773547667 | Reprint edition (McGill Queens Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The May Fourth Movement launched an era of turmoil and transformation in China, as Western ideas and education encroached on the Confucian traditions at the root of Chinese society.

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Product Description: During the Ming-Qing transition (roughly from the 1570s to the 1680s), literati-officials in China employed public forms of writing, art, and social spectacle to present positive moral images of themselves and negative images of their rivals...read more

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9780295998534 | Univ of Washington Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: During the Ming-Qing transition (roughly from the 1570s to the 1680s), literati-officials in China employed public forms of writing, art, and social spectacle to present positive moral images of themselves and negative images of their rivals.

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Product Description: Zuo Tradition (Zuozhuan; sometimes called The Zuo Commentary) is China's first great work of history. It consists of two interwoven texts - the Spring and Autumn Annals (Chunqiu, a terse annalistic record) and a vast web of narratives and speeches that add context and interpretation to the Annals...read more
By Stephen Durrant (trans), Wai-Yee Li (trans) and David Schaberg (trans)

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9780295999159 | Univ of Washington Pr, August 17, 2016, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: Zuo Tradition (Zuozhuan; sometimes called The Zuo Commentary) is China's first great work of history.

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Product Description: En la segunda mitad del siglo XIX, decenas de miles de trabajadores chinos emigraron a Cuba, Perú, México y Panamá en busca de una vida mejor. En los países donde residieron, los chinos y sus descendientes optaron por asimilarse contribuyendo de manera significativa al desarrollo económico de la sociedad de acogida mediante su participación laboral en la agricultura, el transporte y otras industrias...read more

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9781557537485, titled "Toma y daca: Transculturación Y Presencia De Escritores Chino-latinoamericanos" | Purdue Univ Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: En la segunda mitad del siglo XIX, decenas de miles de trabajadores chinos emigraron a Cuba, Perú, México y Panamá en busca de una vida mejor.

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By Jerome P. Seaton (trans)

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9789629966584 | New York Review of Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.95

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By Hannes Berthaller (contributor), Dean Anthony Brink (contributor), Chia-ju Chang (editor), Kathryn Yalan Chang (contributor) and Scott Slovic (editor)

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9781498538275 | Lexington Books, June 15, 2016, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Li Zhi's iconoclastic interpretations of history, religion, literature, and social relations have fascinated Chinese intellectuals for centuries. His approach synthesized Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist ethics and incorporated the Neo-Confucian idealism of such thinkers as Wang Yangming (1472–1529)...read more
By Rivi Handler-spitz (editor), Pauline C. Lee (editor), Haun Saussy (editor) and Li Zhi

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9780231166133 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 7, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Li Zhi's iconoclastic interpretations of history, religion, literature, and social relations have fascinated Chinese intellectuals for centuries.

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Product Description: The Wen xuan, compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre. It contains a total of 761 pieces of prose and verse by 130 writers from the late Zhou dynasty to the Liang dynasty (ca...read more

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9780691635293 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Wen xuan, compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre.

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Product Description: The half-dozen generations from 100 B.C. to A.D. 100 were epoch-making in Chinese history, and there is a real need for "vignetting sketches of manner, character, and thought" based on documents identifiable as to date and authorship...read more

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9780691652412 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The half-dozen generations from 100 B.
9780837196480 | Praeger Pub Text, September 6, 1977, cover price $107.00 | About this edition: A comparative study of two first and second (A.

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9780691626086 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $35.50

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Product Description: Andrew Plaks reinterprets the great texts of Chinese fiction known as the "Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel" (ssu ta ch'i-shu). Arguing that these are far more than collections of popular narratives, Professor Plaks shows that their fullest recensions represent a sophisticated new genre of Chinese prose fiction arising in the late Ming dynasty, especially in the sixteenth century...read more

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9780691653853 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $212.50 | About this edition: Andrew Plaks reinterprets the great texts of Chinese fiction known as the "Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel" (ssu ta ch'i-shu).
9780691067087 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1987, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The description for this book, The Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel: Ssu ta ch'i-shu, will be forthcoming.

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9780691628202 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $76.50 | About this edition: Andrew Plaks reinterprets the great texts of Chinese fiction known as the "Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel" (ssu ta ch'i-shu).

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Product Description: These essays, by Chinese and Western scholars, treat selected aspects of Chinese literary theory, history, and criticism from the age of Confucius to the beginning of the twentieth-century. The topics examined include Confucius as a literary critic (Donald Holzman); the view of ch'i, or vital force, as a decisive element in creative writing (David Pollard); the literary theories of the eleventh-century poet and essayist Ou-yang Hsiu (Yu-shih Chen) and his contemporary Huang T'ing-chien (Adele Rickett); and the seventeenth-century philosopher-poet Wang Fu-chih (Siu-kit Wong)...read more
By W. Allyn Rickett (editor)

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9780691630748 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: These essays, by Chinese and Western scholars, treat selected aspects of Chinese literary theory, history, and criticism from the age of Confucius to the beginning of the twentieth-century.

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9780691600949 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Most people suppose that the whole world knows what it is to love; that romantic love is universal, quintessentially human. Such a supposition has to be able to meet three challenges. It has to justify its underlying assumption that all cultures mean the same thing by the word ‘love’ regardless of language...read more

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9789888208807 | Hong Kong Univ Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Most people suppose that the whole world knows what it is to love; that romantic love is universal, quintessentially human.

Bringing together the most recent research on the Cultural Revolution in China, musicologists, historians, literary scholars, and others discuss the music and its political implications. Combined, these chapters, paint a vibrant picture of the long-lasting impact that the musical revolution had on ordinary citizens, as well as political leaders.
By Tsan-huang Tsai (editor)

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9781137479105 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 10, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Bringing together the most recent research on the Cultural Revolution in China, musicologists, historians, literary scholars, and others discuss the music and its political implications.

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9781349565085, titled "Listening to China’s Cultural Revolution: Music, Politics, and Cultural Continuities" | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, April 19, 2016), cover price $90.00

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