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Hardcover. Despite Taiwan's rise as an economic force in the world, modernity has not led to a Weberian process of disenchantment or curbed religiosity. To the contrary, other factors - social, economic, political - have stimilated religion. How and why this has happened are central issues in this book. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 325 pages, 38 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPCW; 3JJ; ASZ; HRKN; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 164 x 35. Weight in Grams: 760.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
325
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674010970
ISBN
9780674010970
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 47.99
€ 40.57

Hardback. By looking at the activities of Taoist clerics in Peking, this book explores the workings of religion as a profession in one Chinese city during a period of dramatic modernisation. It focuses on ordinary religious professionals, most of whom remained obscure temple employees. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 425 pages, 5 line illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HRAX; HRKN5; HRLM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 161 x 35. Weight in Grams: 710.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674025059
ISBN
9780674025059
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 44.37

Hardback. Towering over the Kanto Plain, the sacred mountain oyama has loomed large over the religious landscape of early modern Japan. This book offers a narrative history of the mountain and its place in contemporary society and popular religion by focusing on the development of the oyama cult and its religious, political, and socioeconomic contexts. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 325 pages, 1 table, 1 map, 23 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HRKN3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 29. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center
Number of pages
325
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674027756
ISBN
9780674027756
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 36.51

Hardback. Chinese culture was a performance culture, and ritual was the highest form of performance. Village ritual life everywhere in pre-revolutionary China was complex, conservative, and extraordinarily diverse. This title discusses the ritual world of a group of rural settlements in Shanxi province in pre-1949 North China. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 450 pages, 15 halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBTB; HRKN; HRLF; JFSF. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 234 x 160 x 22. Weight in Grams: 702.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center United States
Number of pages
450
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674033047
ISBN
9780674033047
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 44.51

Hardback. An history of the early Chinese ancestral cult, particularly its cognitive aspects. It intends to excavate the cult's color and vitality and to quell assumptions that it was no more than a simplistic and uninspired exchange of food for longevity, of prayers for prosperity. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 484 pages, 6 halftones; 2 line art. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HRKN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 164 x 34. Weight in Grams: 832.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center United States
Number of pages
484
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674056077
ISBN
9780674056077
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 44.37

Hardback. In this first systematic study in English of the highly influential yet overlooked thinker Xue Xuan (1389--1464), author Khee Heong Koh seeks to redress Xue's marginalization while showing how a study interested mainly in "ideas" can integrate social and intellectual history to offer a broader picture of history. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 370 pages, 2 maps, 24 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; HPDF; HRKN1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 29. Weight in Grams: 664.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center United States
Number of pages
370
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674062443
ISBN
9780674062443
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 36.51

Hardcover. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 228 pages, photographs, notes, glossary, bibliography, tables. BIC Classification: HRKS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 260 x 180 x 23. Weight in Grams: 710.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
228
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674356184
ISBN
9780674356184
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 33.67

Hardcover. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 450 pages. BIC Classification: 3JB; 3JD; HRKN; HRLC1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 36. Weight in Grams: 610.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Number of pages
450
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674698383
ISBN
9780674698383
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 55.44
€ 51.23

Paperback. Examines the festivals of ancient Greek religion to identify the primitive 'substratum' of ritual and its persistence in the realm of classical religious observance and literature. Series: Mythos: The Princeton-Bollingen Series in World Mythology. Num Pages: 720 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 156 x 39. Weight in Grams: 974.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
718
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691015149
ISBN
9780691015149
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.37
€ 43.04

Paperback. Prometheus the god stole fire from heaven and bestowed it on humans. In punishment, Zeus chained him to a rock, where an eagle clawed unceasingly at his liver, until Herakles freed him. For the Greeks, the myth of Prometheus' release reflected a primordial law of existence and the fate of humankind. The author examines the story of Prometheus. Translator(s): Manheim, Ralph. Series: Mythos: The Princeton-Bollingen Series in World Mythology. Num Pages: 184 pages, 16 plates. BIC Classification: DSB; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 152 x 200 x 11. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
196
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691019079
ISBN
9780691019079
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 32.36

Paperback. Makes available for the generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's "Myth of the Birth of the Hero" and Lord Raglan's "The Hero". In his introduction to this selection from Rank, Raglan, and others, the author charts the history of theorizing about hero myths and compares the approaches of Rank, Raglan, Dundes, and Campbell. Series: Mythos: The Princeton-Bollingen Series in World Mythology. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRKT; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691020624
ISBN
9780691020624
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 28.10

Paperback. Demonstrates that the "three religions" of China - Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism are not mutually exclusive: they overlap and interact with each other in a rich variety of ways. This volume also illustrates some of the many interactions between Han culture and the cultures designated by the government as "minorities." Editor(s): Lopez, Donald S. Series: Princeton Readings in Religions. Num Pages: 520 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HRA; HRE; HRKN; HRLK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 29. Weight in Grams: 685.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
1ST
Number of pages
516
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691021430
ISBN
9780691021430
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 58.90
€ 46.53

Paperback. The tales told of Orpheus are legion. He is said to have been an Argonaut - and to have saved Jason's life. Did Orpheus, in fact, exist? His influence on Greek thought is undeniable, but his disciples left little of substance behind them. This work attempts to uncover and define Orphism by following its circuitous path through ancient history. Editor(s): Alderink, Larry. Series: Mythos: The Princeton-Bollingen Series in World Mythology. Num Pages: 352 pages, 35 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 428.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691024998
ISBN
9780691024998
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 38.20

Paperback. The description for this book, Introduction to Islamic Theology and Law, will be forthcoming.

Translator(s): Hamori, A. Series: Modern Classics in Near Eastern Studies. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRH; HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 155 x 16. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
Limited Ed
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691100999
ISBN
9780691100999
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.97
€ 40.44

Hardback. Offers an analysis of various accounts of the foundation of that most "mythical" of the Greek colonies - Cyrene, in eastern Libya. This book examines the Greeks' symbolic discourse to show that these modern concepts arose much later than commonly believed. Translator(s): Berman, Daniel W. Num Pages: 192 pages, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; DSBB; DSC; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 428.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691114583
ISBN
9780691114583
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 81.55
€ 63.20

Paperback. For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. This book shows how classical Confucian theory - with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education, and the social good - is highly relevant to the pressing dilemmas. Editor(s): Bell, Daniel A. Series: Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics. Num Pages: 264 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; HRKN1; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691130057
ISBN
9780691130057
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 28.18

Hardback. From the dawn of writing in Sumer to the sunset of the Islamic empire, this title traces four thousand years of speculation on the origins of civilization. It looks at the ways the conquerors and those they conquered reshaped their myths of civilization's origins in response to the social and political consequences of empire. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; HBJF1; HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 164 x 20. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691151489
ISBN
9780691151489
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.99
€ 38.06

Hardback. As China continues to transform itself, many assume that the nation will eventually move beyond communism and adopt a Western-style democracy. This book provides a standard for evaluating political progress in China and enriches the dialogue of possibilities available to this rapidly evolving nation. Editor(s): Bell, Daniel A.; Fan, Ruiping. Translator(s): Ryden, Edmund. Series: The Princeton-China Series. Num Pages: 272 pages, 5 line illus. 1 table. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HRKN1; JPA; JPH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 568.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691154602
ISBN
9780691154602
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 66.29

Hardback. Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Warburg Institute, 2011. Num Pages: 360 pages, 3 line illus. BIC Classification: 1D; HRKP; HRLF; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 238 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 634.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691157115
ISBN
9780691157115
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 34.74

Hardback. Num Pages: 440 pages, 1 line illus. BIC Classification: HPDF; HRKN1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 239 x 171 x 32. Weight in Grams: 738.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Translated and with an introduction by Eric L. Hut
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691161044
ISBN
9780691161044
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.90
€ 46.53

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