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Chinese roundabout : essays in history and culture
AuthorSpence, Jonathan D.
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherW.W. Norton
Date1992Phys. Desc.xiii, 400 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberDS736.S625 1992
Chinese roundabout : essays in history and culture / Jonathan D. Spence.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-386) and index.
The Paris years of Arcadio Huang -- The peregrinations of Mendes Pinto -- Matteo Ricci and the ascent to Peking -- Gamble in China -- Malraux's Temptation -- Looking east : the long view -- The seven ages of K'ang-hsi -- The energies of Ming life -- A painter's circles -- Collapse of a purist -- A vibrant doctrine -- The dialogue of Chinese science -- Being Chinese -- Food -- Medicine -- Taxes -- Opium -- Cock's blood and Browning pistols -- Film and politics : Bai Hua's Bitter love -- Tiananmen -- Poetry and physics : the spirits of opposition -- Arthur Wright -- Arthur Waley -- John Fairbank -- Fang Chao-ying.
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st ed.Rec. #4971