The New and the Multiple: Sung Senses of the Past

The New and the Multiple: Sung Senses of the Past

by Thomas H. C. Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 9629960966

ISBN-13: 9789629960964

Pub. Date: 04/14/2004

Publisher: Chinese University Press, The

This is the first comprehensive English study of Sung Chinese historical consciousness. Written by leading Sung scholars in the United States, Europe, Japan and Taiwan, the eleven articles in this collection seek to understand how Sung scholars perceived the past.

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This is the first comprehensive English study of Sung Chinese historical consciousness. Written by leading Sung scholars in the United States, Europe, Japan and Taiwan, the eleven articles in this collection seek to understand how Sung scholars perceived the past.

The Chinese University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789629960964
Publisher:
Chinese University Press, The
Publication date:
04/14/2004
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Mirror for government : Ssu-ma Kuang's thought on politics and government in Tzu-chih t'ung-chien1
2Great Confucian or mere strategist? : Chia I in the eyes of Sung thinkers33
3Textual liberties and restraints in rewriting China's histories : the case of Ssu-ma Kuang's re-construction of Chu-ko Liang's story61
4The philosophical argumentation by historical narration in Sung China : the case of Chu Hsi107
5Hu Hung as historian121
6History, erudition and good government : Cheng Ch'iao and encyclopedic historical thinking163
7History in Sung classical learning : the case of the Odes (Shih-ching)201
8Reinventing the genealogy : innovation in kinship practice in the tenth to eleventh centuries237
9Historiography in Southern Sung dyansty local gazetteers287
10Local history and family in past and present307
11Sung discourse on the history of Chinese imperial kin and clans349
12Writing a comprehensive and untold history of Buddhism : some aspects of Tsu-hsiu's historiography375
Glossary415
Bibliography437
Contributors467
Index471

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