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To Rot and Not to Die: Punitive Emasculation in Early and Medieval China
Historians agree that the primary source of supply for eunuchs in late imperial China was not the penal system but self-emasculation. What is less known is that the legal institution of punitive
Power Emasculated: Eunuchs, Great Clans and Political Reproduction under the Tang
Throughout the history of imperial China (221 BC–1911 AD), eunuchs married and adopted children. Evidence of those practices is particularly abundant for the latter half of the Tang Dynasty, from the
One Who Knows Me: Friendship and Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-USASCII text omitted.)One Who Knows Me: Friendship and Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China, by Anna M. Shields. Cambridge (Mass.) and London: Harvard University Asia Center,
A Portrait of Five Dynasties China: From the Memoirs of Wang Renyu (880–956). By Glen Dudbridge. pp. xii, 272. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.
The introduction and the annotations to this volume stress one particular aspect of thought developed in the Xunzi, which is crucial for understanding this text in opposition to the Mencius. The
Bodhisattva der Apologetik: die Mission des buddhistischen Tang-Mönchs Falin – with an English Foreword by Bart Dessein . By Thomas Jülch . 3 vols. pp. xxvi, 374, 396, 341. München, Herbert Utz
between writing and ritual explored in the previous chapter. Writings and paper money are the last subjects in the chapter. The conclusion emphasises the importance of paper in Daoist ritual and
Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China
stehen (vgl. Z. 2196). Von diesen Kleinigkeiten abgesehen stellt die Arbeit sowohl inhaltlich als auch methodisch eines der besten Ergebnisse im Projekt der alttürkischen XuanzangBiographie dar. Der