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Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Kenneth Holloway

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Guodian manuscripts were buried with the teacher of the heir apparent to the Chu throne. The tomb was closed around 300 BCE shortly before one of the most significant period-defining events in ... More


Classical Scattering Theory

Peter Monk

in Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508885
eISBN:
9780191708633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508885.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter presents basic tools for studying the scattering problem. The Stratton-Chu integral representation of the electromagnetic field is derived as well as the far field pattern of the ... More


Never Say “Never Again”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Far from securing his position and income, Henderson's work for Benny Goodman initiated an unstable sequence of ups and downs that continued until his death in 1952. Goodman's success, and the ... More


Viet Minh Combat Forces

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 3, the author describes the number, distribution, and organization of Viet Minh combat forces, including the high command and territorial structures and the organization of tactical units.


Home for the Handover: Muted Exceptionalisms in Transnational Times

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the women's narratives with regard to cross-cultural encounters during the run up to 1997, and shortly thereafter, when the pedagogical impulse, while still evident, was ... More


Stopping the Chu Army: (Zhi Chu shi 止楚師)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents the story of Mo Zi, perhaps to illustrate the power of ministerial persuasion upon the ruler. It offers “spiritous” advice for the ruler: do not start wars of aggression. Mo Zi ... More


Guilt Trip to China

Richard Chu

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/9780520223400.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Richard Chu was the only son of the seven children of ethnic Chinese parents living in the Philippines. He details why his grandparents relocated in the Philippines in 1938, and discusses the various ... More


Immigration: north (of) Africa

in Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses a different aspect of Spain as seen from both inside and outside — that of immigration. The immigration considered is specifically that of immigration from Africa, which brings ... More


Southland as Symbol

Ping Wang and Nicholas Morrow Williams

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter introduces the Southland and characterizes it as a relative concept. The term South is fluid and evolving in literature. Lying at the centre of this is a key figure of cultural ... More


Plaint, Lyricism, and the South

Ping Wang

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the female counterpart of Qu Yuan as mentioned in the important sixth century poetic treatise Shi pin, and argues that it is an amalgam of a number of loyal yet mistreated women ... More


The Stele and the Drunkard: Two Poetic Allusions from Xiangyang

Jie Wu

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The pond of the Xi family and Mount Xian are two sites in the city of Xiangyang that became prominent in history and poetry from the early medieval period. Their conventional depictions, as well as ... More


Wuxia After a Touch of Zen

Stephen Teo

in Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632855
eISBN:
9780748670833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632855.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1975, King Hu’s A Touch of Zen became one of the rare Chinese films to ever win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is positioned here as a landmark in the development of the wuxia genre ... More


National and International Adaptations of the Children’s Aid Society Model

Janice Chu-Zhu

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0028
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

When the CAS community schools first opened in New York City in 1992, they attracted many visitors interested in learning about and adapting our model. In response CAS created its National ... More


Qianlong’s Flawed System of Oversight

Norman A. Kutcher

in Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297524
eISBN:
9780520969841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297524.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the system of imperial oversight that Qianlong developed to watch over his eunuchs. Its four components: the Careful Punishments Office (Shenxing Si), system of eunuch hierarchy ... More


“Only Available in Shanghai”: The Honey Nectar Peach and the Idea of Shanghai in Late Imperial China

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is concerned with the importance of peaches to the idea of Shanghai, whose gardens and their finest product—the honey nectar peach—put Shanghai culture on the map. The development of the ... More


Beauty in Deep Emotion

Li Zehou

in The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how Qu Yuan, believed to be the author of much of the collection Songs of Chu (Chuci), and the Wei-Jin metaphysicals extended and advanced Confucian ethical emotion and the ... More


Northern Perceptions of the Pre-Sinitic South

Hugh R. Clark

in The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China through the First Millennium CE

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851606
eISBN:
9780824868406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851606.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning with the culture of the Warring States Chu kingdom, this chapter reconstructs perceptions across the North–South divide from the late 1st millennium BCE into the mid-1st millennium CE. The ... More


Chinese writing

Giorgio Francesco Arcodia and Bianca Basciano

in Chinese Linguistics: An Introduction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198847830
eISBN:
9780191882463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847830.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter deals with the topic of writing in China, including both Chinese writing proper and some Chinese-derived writing systems for non-Sinitic languages. It discusses some basic questions ... More


Vernacular Languages

Andrew Chittick

in The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190937546
eISBN:
9780190937577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937546.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4, “Vernacular Languages,” offers the second of two case studies in the ethnicization of cultural features of the Wuren. Using the results of modern linguistic studies, the chapter shows that ... More


Globalization and Benedict XVI’s Caritas in Veritate

Matthew A. Shadle

in Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In recent years the economy has become globalized. Globalization is the increased flow of goods, services, capital, people, and culture facilitated by innovations in transportation and communication ... More


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