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On the Edge of Empire: Han–Yuan Sha Po

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 explores the contrasting evidence for activity spanning the Han, Six Dynasties–Tang, and Song–Yuan periods at Sha Po. The study of structural remains and artefactual evidence associated ... More


Translator’s Introduction

David M. Robinson

in Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction sets out the historical background to Chŏng Tojŏn and his writings. It situates Chŏng in the dramatic changes of East Asia during the fourteenth century, as dynastic changes ... More


The Political Animal: Metaphoric Rebellion in Zhao Yong’s Painting of Heavenly Horses

Jerome Silbergeld

in The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

If an animal is depicted with features that seem more man than beast, it might just be that the artist's real interest has to do with people. With their historical treasure of animal lore, Chinese ... More


The Mongols and Nomadic Identity: The Case of the Kitans in China

Michal Biran

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/9780824839789.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This paper examines the Mongol ethnic reconfiguration of the Eurasian steppe people through the case study of the Kitans in China. It argues that Mongol imperial policies played a crucial role in ... More


Chinese Official Historical Writing under the Ming and Qing

Achim Mittag

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter deals with historical writing under the Ming and Qing dynasties. Historical writing was traditionally a state-run project, which consisted in the collection and compilation of sources ... More


The Mongol Empire and Its Impact on the Arts of China

Morris Rossabi

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/9780824839789.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Mongols had a great influence on Yuan dynasty art, which, to a certain extent, belies their image as destroyers of culture. A number of art historians have acknowledged the Mongols’ role in one ... More


Demonic Warfare During the Yuan: Thunder Ritual, Unruly Spirits, and Local Militias

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Yuan dynasty by focusing on Daoist exorcistic, martial rituals and how they relate to the formation of communal networks. It shows that martial ... More


Theater, Body, and Passage

Jeehee Hong

in Theater of the Dead: A Social Turn in Chinese Funerary Art, 1000-1400

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855376
eISBN:
9780824868680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855376.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The last case shows the culmination of the second mode of representing theatrical performance. The head panel of a sarcophagus excavated from the tomb of Pan Dechong, a Yuan-dynasty Quanzhen Daoist ... More


Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Chong Tojon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chŏng Tojŏn, one of the most influential thinkers in Korean history, played a leading role in the establishment of the Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910). Long recognized for his contributions to the ... More


Discourses of Authority and the Authority of Discourse

Ari Daniel Levine

in Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832667
eISBN:
9780824869298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832667.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter embeds the findings of the present study about Northern Song factionalism within a broader historical context. It explains how and why the factional rhetoric and political associations ... More


Chinese Private Maritime Trade and Global Integration

Gang Zhao

in The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter emphasizes the continuities in policies and practices surrounding private maritime trade from the Song and Yuan dynasties to the Ming and Qing, showing that the solid foundation laid in ... More


We and They

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

In a battle that erupted in 1276, Xiong Fei, of Dongguan county, took his troops to relieve Guangzhou but was defeated and had to retreat. In Dongguan, he threatened that all who fled should return ... More


The Stone Inscription of Tsogt Taij (Čoɣtu Tayiǰi)

Brian Baumann

in Sources of Mongolian Buddhism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190900694
eISBN:
9780190900724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900694.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

This chapter provides an English translation of the stone inscription of Čoγ‎tu Tayiǰi. Čoγ‎tu Tayiǰi was a Mongolian prince over the Khalkha people in what today is the country of Mongolia. He lived ... More


Little Ice Age Europe, China, and Beyond

Anthony McMichael

in Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190262952
eISBN:
9780197559581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190262952.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

Pictures of Winter Ice-Fairs on Frozen rivers in seventeenth-century central and northern Europe are familiar. Less well known are the many other consequences— social, environmental, military, ... More


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