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Shi, Jie

Modeling Peace

Royal Tombs and Political Ideology in Early China

Series:Tang Center Series in Early China

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

    52,95 € / $59.99 / £47.50*

    eBook (PDF)
    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    March 2020
    ISBN
    978-0-231-54920-2
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Among the ancient graves and tombs excavated to date in China, the Mancheng site stands out for its unparalleled complexity and richness. Modeling Peace interprets Western Han royal burial as a political ideology by closely reading the architecture and funerary content of this site and situating it in the historical context of imperialization.

    Details

    60 photographs, maps, and line drawings
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    ShiJie:

    Jie Shi (Ph.D., Art History, University of Chicago) is an Assistant Professor in the History of Art Department at Bryn Mawr College. He has published articles in a number of journals, including Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, T’oung Pao, Early China, Journal of American Oriental Society, and Monumenta Serica. This is his first book.Jie Shi is assistant professor of history of art on the Jye Chu Lectureship in Chinese Studies at Bryn Mawr College. His peer-reviewed articles on the art of ancient Chinese burials from the Eastern Zhou to Six Dynasties period have appeared in Journal of the American Oriental Society, Toung Pao, Monumenta Serica, and Early China.

    Reviews

    Xiaolong Wu, author of Material Culture, Power, and Identity in Ancient China:
    Modeling Peace is a unique contribution to the study of Western Han royal tombs, and it is especially fruitful in its revolutionary coverage of the Mancheng tombs.

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