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Knowledge and text production in an age of print : China, 900-1400 / edited by Lucille Chia and Hilde De Weerdt.

By: First Impressions: the Cultural History of Print in Imperial China (8th-14th Centuries) (Conference) (2007 : Fairbank Center for East Asian Research)Contributor(s): Chia, Lucille | De Weerdt, Hilde Godelieve DominiqueMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Sinica Leidensia ; v. 100.Publication details: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011, ©2011. Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 430 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004193864; 9004193863; 1283120429; 9781283120425Subject(s): Printing -- China -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Congresses | Books -- China -- History -- 400-1450 -- Congresses | Block books, Chinese -- History -- Congresses | China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- Congresses | China -- History -- Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368 -- Congresses | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades | DESIGN -- Book | CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & Binding | Technology | Block books, Chinese | Books | Printing -- Origin and antecedents | Song Dynasty (China) | Yuan Dynasty (China) | China | Buch | Buchdruck | Buchmarkt | Buchwissenschaft | China | 400-1450Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge and text production in an age of print.DDC classification: 686.20951 LOC classification: Z186.C5 | F57 2007ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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.
Summary: The essays in this volume seek to flesh out the diversity of Chinese textual production during the period spanning the tenth and fourteenth centuries when printing became a widely used technology.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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The essays in this volume seek to flesh out the diversity of Chinese textual production during the period spanning the tenth and fourteenth centuries when printing became a widely used technology.

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