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Prologue: The Story of a Stone

Michael Keevak

in The Story of a Stele: China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098954
eISBN:
9789882207608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098954.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Story of a Stele is a book about Western perceptions of a Chinese object, but it is not a book of sinology. It is also about Western presumptions and Western self-interest. It is believed that ... More


From Client Status to Strategic Partnership: China's Changing Perceptions of Europe

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Europe has had a significant presence in China over the last two centuries and its ideas, ideologies, and institutions contributed greatly to the development of modern China. Chinese perceptions of ... More


No Roots, Old Roots

Graziella Hsu

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Graziella Zsu discusses how her parents of very different backgrounds were brought together in the last years of World War II. Her mother was Russian, and her father a Chinese professor, who embarked ... More


Narrating Courtship through a Gap

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how the female character is perceived in scenes of kaimami and the narrative dimensions underlying the subjective nature and the ambiguity of visual perceptions. In the ... More


Introduction

Sarah H. Jacoby

in Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147682
eISBN:
9780231519533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147682.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the life and works of Sera Khandro. The Tibetan visionary Sera Khandro, whose full name was Künzang Dekyong Chönyi Wangmo, was the most prolific ... More


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