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A social history of the Chinese book [electronic resource] : books and literati culture in late imperial China / Joseph P. McDermott.

Author/Creator:
McDermott, Joseph Peter.
Publication:
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (311 p.)
Series:
Understanding China
Understanding China
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Subjects:
Printing -- China -- History.
Publishers and publishing -- China -- History.
Books and reading -- China.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book deals with a wide range of issues on the history of the book in late imperial China (1000 to 1800), mainly concerned with literati publications and readers in the lower Yangzi delta.
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 - The Making of an Imprint in China, 1000-1800; 2 - The Ascendance of the Imprint in China; 3 - Distribution of Books and Literati Culture; 4 - The Problem of Access in the World of Chinese Learning; 5 - Ameliorations and a Community of Learning; 6 - Literati Writings and the Case of Qian Jinren; Notes; Bibliographical Notes on Studies Useful for the Writing of This Book; Glossary-Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9789882206657
988-220-655-7
9786612750199
1-282-75019-4
988-220-367-1
OCLC:
667292729