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Title Male friendship in Ming China / edited by Martin W. Huang
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Contents Foreword / Harriet T. Zurndorfer -- Male Friendship in Ming China: An Introduction / Martin W. Huang -- Friendship through Fourteenth-Century Fissures: Dai Liang, Wu Sidao and Ding Hfenian / Anne Gerritsen -- Music and Male Bonding in Ming China / Joseph S.C. Lam -- A Friendship of Metal and Stone: Representations of Fan Juqing and Zhang Yuanbo in the Ming Dynasty / Kimberly Besio -- Male Friendship and Jiangxue (Philosophical Debates) in Sixteenth-Century China / Martin W. Huang
Summary This is the first interdisciplinary effort to study friendship in late imperial China from the perspective of gender history. Friendship was valorized with unprecedented enthusiasm in Ming China (1368-1644). Some Ming literati even proposed that friendship was the most fundamental relationship among the so-called five cardinal human relationships. Why the cult of friendship in Ming China? How was male friendship theorized, practiced and represented during that period? These are some of the questions the current volume deals with. Coming from different disciplines (history, musicology and liter
Notes "The content of this volume is a reprint of vol. 9, issue 1 (2007) of Nan NĂ¼, men, women and gender in China"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Chinese
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Subject Friendship.
Male friendship -- China -- History.
Men -- China -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Huang, Martin W., 1960-
LC no. 2007277603
ISBN 9047419588 (electronic bk.)
9789047419587 (electronic bk.)