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Kähler–Einstein Metrics

Charles P. Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki

in Sasakian Geometry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198564959
eISBN:
9780191713712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter is a second trip into the realm of Kähler geometry, focusing on Kähler-Einstein metrics, in particular positive scalar curvature Kähler-Einstein metrics on compact Fano orbifolds, which ... More


The Emperor as Son of “tian” 《天子章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are talking about the proper filial activities of the Emperor as the son of tian. According to Confucius, “The Emperor who loves (ai) his own parents would ... More


The Three Powers and Resources 《三才章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are talking about how family reverence links together the tripartite dimensions of the dao—that is, the intersection of the way of tian, the way of the ... More


Maids in the Televisual City:: Competing Tales of Post-Socialist Modernity

Wanning Sun

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter is concerned with public representations of private lives as they unfold in the urban family. Using the maid as a point of entry to modern family life in the city, it argues that ... More


Chinese Traditions

Lisa Kemmerer

in Animals and World Religions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The fourth chapter explores animal-friendly teachings and practices in Chinese religious traditions through sacred texts and teachings. Confucian teachings, such as tian, ren, junzi, Great Ultimate, ... More


Sagely Governing 《聖治章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Master Zeng is asking Confucius if there is anything in the excellence (de) of the sages that surpasses family reverence. Confucius’s reply: “In human conduct there is nothing more ... More


Heaven in Politics

Loubna El Amine

in Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the role of Heaven (tian) in the Confucian political vision. The resort to Heaven provides legitimacy for Confucians' political endeavors by supporting some other pursuits, like ... More


The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

M. A. Aldrich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book weaves the genres of travel essays and travel guides into a narrative about the cultural mosaic of the capital of China. The book leads the reader through palaces, temples, back streets, ... More


Chinese Cinema on the Eve of the Tian’anmen Incident

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter introduces the situation of Chinese cinema on the eve of the Tian'anmen Incident in 1989. This period was characterized by the emergence of “entertainment films,” early attempts at ... More


Breaking into the Shanghai Film World

Richard J. Meyer

in Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095861
eISBN:
9789882207080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095861.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

On March 8, 1927, the seventeen-year-old Jin Yan arrived at Shanghai, the “Hollywood of Asia”. He made his way to the offices of the Minxin Film Company (China Sun Film Company). Jin introduced ... More


Tian An Men Square

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts with a discussion on Old Peking at the south end of Tian An Men Square. Standing back-to-back, as if they refuse to acknowledge each other's existence, are two large buildings. ... More


The Western Imperial City

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0027
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes a tour to the Western Imperial City. The tour of the Western Imperial City starts at a place that is strictly off limits for commoners. On the north side of Tian An Men Avenue, the ... More


The Former Legation District

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0030
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early twentieth century, Peking had another walled district that was not built on the initiative of Yong Le or his successors. It enclosed a rectangular area running along the east side of ... More


The Great Wall

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0056
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Great Wall of Ten Thousand Miles is a destination that cannot be omitted from any trip to China. The Great Wall starts from the seacoast at the Pass of the Mountains and Seas on the Bo Hai Gulf ... More


Epilogue: Dream of a Dream

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The period treated in this study was the age of Taishō Democracy and post-May Fourth idealism; it was an age in which anything seemed possible. In 1919 none of the writers treated in this study, ... More


Accidental Anthropology: Witnessing the 1989 Chinese People's Movement

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The uncertainty of violent events besets the anthropologist who becomes suddenly enveloped in a situation of violence for which he or she was not prepared. This chapter describes how one ethnographer ... More


“Reconstructing the God-Fearing Community”: Filming Tibet in the Twenty-First Century

Donghui He

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses recent documentary-style film representations of Tibetan ecology by experimental-mainstream Chinese director Tian Zhuangzhuang and Tibetan director Wanma Caidan, focusing on ... More


China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This overview of China's development since Mao's death in 1976 has been expanded for the new edition to take into account changes of recent years. Special attention is paid in this edition to recent ... More


Postscript: The Violent Crackdown at Tian-an-men Square, June 3–4, 1989

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

in China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

1999, the Year of the Snake, opened with ominous signs of an impending explosion in China. The country faced rising inflation, falling ethics, widespread corruption, official profiteering, a widening ... More


Between the Heavenly and the Human

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This article traces the origin and development of the first spiritual awakening in Chinese intellectual tradition during what some scholars call the age of “axial breakthrough”. It defines this ... More


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