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From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This work provides a survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school into the Japanese Zen sect was ... More


The Ascendance of the Imprint in China

Joseph P. McDermott

in A Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097810
eISBN:
9789882206557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097810.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows the general validity and significance of Inoue Susumu's and Katsuyama Minoru's statistical claims, but only after stressing the considerable coincidence of the overlap of these ... More


Other Modernities: Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism

Lisa Rofel

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210783
eISBN:
9780520919860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This analysis of three generations of women in a Chinese silk factory interweaves the intimate details of observations with a broad-ranging critique of the meaning of modernity in a postmodern age. ... More


Chapter 9

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the events following the author's shooting performance at the China Avant-garde Art Exhibition in Beijing, China, in February 1989. She returned to the museum at about four in ... More


Chapter 10

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's return to her family in Hangzhou with Lan Jun after the shooting incident. It cites the comments of her mother and the people from her old school, the Zhejiang ... More


Chapter 5

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's completion of her studies at the Subsidiary High School of the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts in China. Before she returned to Hangzhou, Wei Bo instructed ... More


Liberation Stories

Lisa Rofel

in Other Modernities: Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210783
eISBN:
9780520919860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210783.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The issue of women's liberation provided one of the most critical terrains on which China endeavored to construct its modernity. At a certain moment, Chinese women's liberation also figured centrally ... More


Collecting as a “Collector”

Yulian Wu

in Luxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804798112
eISBN:
9781503600799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798112.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses merchants’ roles in collecting culture during the High Qing period through a study of the salt merchant Wang Qishu and his collection of seals. The Qianlong emperor’s personal ... More


Hangzhou: The Light Regulatory Approach

Elizabeth J. Remick

in Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788366
eISBN:
9780804790833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788366.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The type of prostitution regulation deployed in Hangzhou during the Republic stands in for the method used in most provincial capitals at that time, the light regulatory approach. The chapter ... More


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