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New perspectives on the research of Chinese culture / Pei-kai Cheng, Ka Wai Fan, editors.

Publication:
Singapore : Springer, [2013].
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 153 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Chinese culture (Springer (Firm)) ; v. 1.
Zhongguo wen hua xi lie
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Subjects:
China -- Social life and customs -- Research.
China -- Civilization -- Research.
Summary:
"This volume contains ... articles, originally published in Chinese in the Chinese journal Jiuzhou xuelin (Chinese cultural quarterly) and new articles written on special invitation by established scholars in the field. The theme of the volume is New perspectives on research of chinese culture, introducing the latest trends and new developments in the research into Chinese history, humanities, music and geography. The articles are written by well-known scholars in the field who examine Chinese culture from various new perspectives adopting different research methods."--P. [4] of cover.
Contents:
Nature and Landscape in the Chinese Tradition / Longxi Zhang
A Site Catchment Analysis of Hong Kong's Neolithic Subsistence / Guo Li
Toward Retrieving Early Oral Traditions: Some Ruminations on Orality and Textuality in Early Chinese Culture / Barend J. ter Haar
History, Ideology, and General Ideological History: A Case Study of Chan Buddhism in the Tang Dynasty / Zhaoguang Ge
Investigating the Meaning of Dharma "Fa" (法): With Chinese Saṃyuktāgama as the Subject / Tai Shing Wut
Music, Sound, and Site: A Case Study from Southern Song China (1127-1275) / Joseph S. C. Lam
The Exploration of Matteo Ricci's World Map / Shijian Huang
Pavlovian Theory and the Scientification of Acupuncture in 1950s China / Ka Wai Fan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Cheng, Pei-kai, editor.
Fan, Jiawei, editor.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9789814021777
9814021776
9789814021784 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
780478131
Publisher Number:
99952242814