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Title Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture / Victor H. Mair, Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, Paul R. Goldin
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource : 130 illus., 117 color, 11 maps
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors -- Historical chronology -- Preface -- Terms and Abbreviations -- A Note on the Transcription and Translation of the Titles of Chinese Texts -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction:A Constantly Shifting Mosaic of Peoples and Cultures -- 1.Shang Dynasty Oracle-Bone Inscriptions / Mattos, Gilbert I. -- 2. Shang and Zhou Ritual Bronze Inscriptions / Mattos, Gilbert I. -- 3. Astronomy in Early Chinese Sources / Pankenier, David -- 4. Milfoil-Divination / Goldin, Paul R. -- 5. Heaven's Mandate / Goldin, Paul R. -- 6.The Odes / Goldin, Paul R. -- 7.Confucius and the Birth of Chinese Philosophy / Goldin, Paul R. -- 8.The Challenge of Mo Zi / Goldin, Paul R. -- 9.Mencius's Defense of Confucianism / Goldin, Paul R. -- 10. The Great Learning, Doctrine of the Mean, and Five Forms of Conduct / Goldin, Paul R. -- 11. The World of the Zuozhuan / Goldin, Paul R. -- 12. The Tradition of the Daode jing / Goldin, Paul R. / Mair, Victor H. -- 13. Zhuang Zi / Goldin, Paul R. / Mair, Victor H. -- 14. The Paradoxes of Hui Shi and Others / Goldin, Paul R. -- 15. The Lyrics of Chu and the Aesthetic of Shamanism / Goldin, Paul R. -- 16. Filial Piety / Goldin, Paul R. -- 17. The Methods of War of Sun Wu and Sun Bin / Goldin, Paul R. -- 18. Xun Zi and the Confucian Way / Goldin, Paul R. -- 19. Early Discussions of Music and Literature / Goldin, Paul R. / Mair, Victor H. -- 20. Vestments of Mourning / Goldin, Paul R. -- 21. Han Fei Zi and His Antecedents / Goldin, Paul R. -- 22. Anecdotes from the Warring States / Goldin, Paul R. -- 23. The Laws of Qin before the Empire / Goldin, Paul R. -- 24. The Rise and Fall of the Qin Empire / Goldin, Paul R. -- 25. Huang-Lao / Goldin, Paul R. -- 26. The Five Phases / Goldin, Paul R. -- 27. The Xiongnu, Raiders from the Steppe / Goldin, Paul R. -- 28. Sima Qian, "Account of the Legendary Physician Bian Que" / Berkowitz, Alan -- 29. Sima Qian, "Letter to Ren An" / Goldin, Paul R. -- 30. The Rationalism of Wang Chong / Goldin, Paul R. -- 31. Admonitions for Women / Goldin, Paul R. -- 32. Zhang Heng, "Western Metropolis Rhapsody" / Knechtges, David R. / Mair, Victor H. -- 33. Scripture on Great Peace (Taiping jing ) / Hendrischke, Barbara -- 34. Cao Pi, "A Discourse on Literature" / Tian, Xiaofei -- 35. Legends of Confucius / Jensen, Lionel M. -- 36. Medicines from The Divine Husbandman's Canon of Materia Medica / Berkowitz, Alan -- 37. Huangfu Mi, Preface to and Biographies from Accounts of High-minded Men / Berkowitz, Alan -- 38. The Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove / Goldin, Paul R. -- 39. Lu Bao, "On the Money God" / Xiong, Victor Cunrui -- 40. Xie Lingyun, Preface to Record of Excursions to Famous Mountains / Berkowitz, Alan -- 41. Fan Ye, Preface to "Accounts of Disengaged Persons" / Berkowitz, Alan -- 42. Buddhism and Language in Early-Medieval China / Boucher, Daniel -- 43. Buddhism and Indigenous Chinese Culture / Mather, Richard -- 44. Early-Medieval Stories of Filial Piety / Knapp, Keith -- 45. The Elevation of Belles Lettres / Cai, Zong-Qi -- 46. Legends of The Original Vow of the Bodhisattva of the Earth Sanctuary / Mark, Lindy Li -- 47. Selections from the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch / Foster, Robert -- 48. Sima Guang, "The Battle of Mang Mountain" / Graff, David A. -- 49. "The Tale of Master Yuan of Mount Lu" / Sen, Tansen / Mair, Victor H. -- 50. Tang Poems as Vehicles for Ideas / Mair, Denis -- 51. Dou Yi, a Mid-Tang Businessman / Xiong, Victor Cunrui -- 52. Han Yu, "A Memorial on the Relic of the Buddha" / Xiong, Victor Cunrui -- 53. Han Yu, "The Original Way" / Foster, Robert -- 54. The First Recorded Cinderella Story / Mair, Victor H. -- 55. Late-Tang Foreign Relations: The Uyghur Crisis / Drompp, Michael R. -- 56. Political and Economic Problems concerning Buddhism / Liu, Xinru / Mair, Victor H. -- 57. Guo Xi (attrib.), "Advice on Landscape" / Hay, John / Mair, Victor H. / Bush, Susan / Shih, Hsio-Yen -- 58. Su Shi, "Parable of the Sun" / Foster, Robert -- 59. Zhu Qiqian, "A Song-Dynasty Silk-tapestry Bag with Strap" / Sheng, Angela -- 60. Fang Lüe, "Inscription for the Temple of Auspicious Response" / Clark, Hugh -- 61. The Discovery of Crystallized Sugar / Mazumdar, Sucheta -- 62. Recollections of the Northern Song Capital / West, Stephen H. -- 63. Zhang Jiucheng's Explanation of Zhang Zai's "Western Inscription" / Foster, Robert -- 64. Zhu Xi, Introduction to the Redacted Centrality and Commonality / Foster, Robert -- 65. Dragons, Tigers, and Elixirs: Alchemy in Medieval China / Skar, Lowell -- 66. The Autobiographical Sermon of Zuqin / Wu, Pei-Yi -- 67. Vernacular Paraphrases of the Classics for the Mongol Rulers / Mair, Victor H. -- 68. Yuan-period Medical Cases / Furth, Charlotte -- 69. Ni Zan, Cloud Forest Hall Collection of Rules for Drinking and Eating / Anderson, Eugene N. / Wang, Teresa / Mair, Victor H. -- 70. Tang Shi, "Lament for a Song Girl," Four Stanzas / Schlepp, Wayne -- 71. Wang Yangming, "Inquiry on the Great Learning " / Foster, Robert -- 72. In Praise of Martyrs: Widow-Suicide in Late-Imperial China / Carlitz, Katherine -- 73. Lu Xixing (attrib.), Romance of the Investiture of the Gods / Seaman, Gary / Mair, Victor H. -- 74. Imperial Preface to the Revised Edition of the Collected Statutes of the Ming / Taylor, Romeyn -- 75. Schools and Civil Service in the Ming Dynasty / Hagman, Jan L. -- 76. Accounts of Bengal in Extensive Records on Four Foreign Lands / Sen, Narayan Chandra -- 77. Chen Zongyou, Exposition of the Original Shaolin Staff Method / Shahar, Meir -- 78. Li Yu, "A Handful of Snow" / Lu, Tina -- 79. Shen Cheng, "A Requiem for My Daughter Zhen" / Wu, Pei-Yi -- 80. Zhang Maozi, A Record of Life beyond My Due / Struve, Lynn -- 81. Feng Menglong, Preface to the Mountain Songs / Lowry, Kathryn -- 82. Fang Yizhi, Introduction to Notes on the Principle of Things / Mair, Victor H. / Foster, Robert -- 83. Gu Yanwu, Preface to Five Treatises on Phonology / Bartlett, Thomas -- 84. Yu Yonghe, Small Sea Travelogue (Excerpts) / Teng, Emma -- 85. Miao Albums / Hostetler, Laura -- 86. Yuan Mei, Champion of Individual Taste / Mair, Denis -- 87. Gesar of Ling / Kornman, Robin -- 88. To Hell and Back: A Nineteenth-century Fable / Sutton, Donald S. -- 89. Biographies of Exemplary Women / Mann, Susan L. -- 90. Kang Youwei, "An Investigation into the Reforms of Confucius" / Mair, Victor H. / Foster, Robert -- 91. Lu Xun, An Outsider's Chats about Written Language / Mair, Victor H. -- 92. Xu Bing, "The Living Word" / Huss, Ann L. / Mair, Victor H. -- Suggestions for Further Reading -- Photographic Credits -- Index
Summary The Hawai'i Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture is a collection of more than ninety primary sources--all but a few of which were translated specifically for this volume--of cultural significance from the Bronze Age to the turn of the twentieth century. They take into account virtually every aspect of traditional culture, including sources from the non-Sinitic ethnic minorities
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Nov 2018)
Subject SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
China -- Civilization -- Sources -- Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author Goldin, Paul R., editor
Mair, Victor H., editor
Steinhardt, Nancy Shatzman, editor
ISBN 0824852354
9780824852351 (electronic bk.)