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Intransigent and Corrupt Officials in Early Imperial China

Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the various forms of official intransigence and corruption seen in the early imperial period through an examination of statutes, ordinances, and legal cases excavated from ... More


From Conservatism to Romanticism: Wine and Prose-Writing from Pre-Qin to Jin

Tak Kam Chan

in Scribes of Gastronomy: Representations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139972
eISBN:
9789888180967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139972.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the uniqueness of wine within the trope of food literature by charting the changing prosaic conceptualization of this substance from the pre-Qin era to Wei-Jin period. By ... More


From Steppe Roads to Silk Roads: Inner Asian Nomads and Early Interregional Exchange

William Honeychurch

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Nomadic peoples of the Inner Asian steppe have long been credited with playing a role in facilitating exchange along the famous Silk Roads reaching across Eurasia. However, since the historical ... More


Rituals without Rules: Han Dynasty Mourning Practices Revisited

Miranda Brown and Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through a close reading of Ying Shao 應劭‎’s second century essay, “Screwing up Ritual” (Qianli 愆禮‎), this chapter challenges conventional assumptions about mourning ritual in ancient times. Ying Shao ... More


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