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Author First Impressions: the Cultural History of Print in Imperial China (8th-14th Centuries) (Conference) (2007 : Fairbank Center for East Asian Research)

Title Knowledge and text production in an age of print : China, 900-1400 / edited by Lucille Chia and Hilde De Weerdt
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 430 pages) : illustrations
Series Sinica Leidensia, 0169-9563 ; v. 100
Sinica Leidensia ; v. 100
Contents To count grains of sand on the ocean floor : changing perceptions of books and learning in the Song dynasty / Ronald Egan -- Book collecting in Jiangxi during the Song dynasty / Joseph P. McDermott -- Early printing in China viewed from the perspective of local gazetteers / Joseph Dennis -- Early Buddhist illustrated prints in Hangzhou / Shih-shan Susan Huang -- The uses of print in early Quanzhen Daoist texts / Lucille Chia -- Governance through medical texts and the role of print / TJ Hinrichs -- The cultural logics of map reading : text, time and space in printed maps of the Song empire / Hilde De Weerdt -- Chen Jun's outline and details : printing and politics in thirteenth-century -- Pedagogical histories / Charles Hartman -- Challenging official history in the Song and Yuan dynasties : the record of the three kingdoms / Anne E. McLaren -- Afterword : rethinking western printing with Chinese comparisons / Ann Blair
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Block books, Chinese -- History -- Congresses.
Books -- China -- History -- 400-1450 -- Congresses
Printing -- China -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Congresses
China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- Congresses.
China -- History -- Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368 -- Congresses.
Genre/Form History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Chia, Lucille.
De Weerdt, Hilde Godelieve Dominique.
LC no. 2010049576
ISBN 1283120429
9004193863 (electronic bk.)
9789004193864 (electronic bk.)