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  1. Knowledge and Arts on the Move

    Knowledge and Arts on the Move: Transformation of the Self-aware Image through East-West Encounters [Paperback]

    Enrico Fongaro (Editor); Christopher Craig (Editor); Akihiro Ozaki (Editor)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771323
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
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    East and West have long stood as towering edifices dividing history and the world into separate spheres. In fact, the two poles have not only shared a multitude of connections over the centuries, they have also played essential roles in shaping th... .... Learn More
  2. Chinese Museums

    Chinese Museums: Strategies and Promotion of Contemporary Chinese Art [Paperback]

    Ornella De Nigris (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771439
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    Over the last 30 years, the Chinese system of art museums has enjoyed an unprecedented pace of development. Following a general and ongoing renovation of China’s entire system of national art institutions, there has been an impressive proliferatio... .... Learn More
  3. Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
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    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  4. Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History [Hardback]

    Paul R. Goldin (Editor)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781138775916
    Published by : Routledge
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    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artefacts. Excavations of settlements and tombs have demonstrated that most people did not lead... .... Learn More
  5. Warring States Papers v2 (2011)

    Warring States Papers v2 (2011) [Paperback]

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781936166022
    Published by : Warring States Project
    Warring States Papers is an annual repository for leading-edge research in the classical Chinese texts (those dating from the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods), including related developments in the early Empire, and the historical dev... .... Learn More
  6. Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes

    Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes [Hardback]

    Tao Wang (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780300228632
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    A lavishly illustrated book that offers an in-depth look at the cultural practices surrounding the tradition of collecting ancient bronzes in China during the 18th and 19th centuries In ancient China (2000-221 b.c.) elaborate bronze vessels were ... .... Learn More
  7. Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia

    Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia [Hardback]

    Sarah Scott (Editor); Sarah Costello (Editor); Marta Ameri (Editor); Gregg Jamison (Editor)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9781107194588
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Studies of seals and sealing practices have traditionally investigated aspects of social, political, economic, and ideological systems in ancient societies throughout the Old World. Previously, scholarship has focused on description and documentat... .... Learn More
  8. Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

    Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries [Paperback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781474606097
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
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    Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an interna... .... Learn More
  9. Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

    Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries [Hardback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781474606080
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
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    Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an interna... .... Learn More
  10. Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750

    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250-750 [Hardback]

    Nicola Di Cosmo (Editor); Michael Maas (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107094345
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity offers an integrated picture of Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppes during a formative period of world history. In the half millennium between 250 and 750 CE, settled empires underwent deep structura... .... Learn More

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