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Knowledge and text production in an age of print [electronic resource] : 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, 1958- | De Weerdt, Hilde (Hilde Godelieve Dominique), 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sinica Leidensia: v. 100.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011, �2011Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 430 p.) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004193864 (electronic bk.); 9004193863 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Printing -- China -- History -- To 1500 -- 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 | Books -- China -- History -- 400-1450 -- Congresses | China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- Congresses | China -- History -- Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368 -- Congresses | Printing -- China -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades | DESIGN -- Book | CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & BindingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge and text production in an age of print.DDC classification: 686.20951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 -- rethinking western printing with Chinese comparisons / Ann Blair.
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"The essays in this volume come mostly out of the conference, 'First Impressions: The Cultural History of Print in Imperial China (8th-14th centuries), ' that took place at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University, June 25-27, 2007"--Acknowledgements.

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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