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  1. Imperial Tombs in Tang China, 618-907

    The Politics of Paradise

    By Tonia Eckfeld

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    Intellectually and visually stimulating, this important landmark book looks at the religious, political, social and artistic significance of the Imperial tombs of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). It traces the evolutionary development of the most elaborately beautiful imperial tombs to examine...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Japanese-Russian Relations, 1907–2007

    By Joseph Ferguson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of Japanese-Russian relations from the end of the Russo-Japanese War until the present. Based on extensive original research in both Japanese and Russian sources, it traces the development of relations from the tumultuous pre-war period, through the Second...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Ta t'ung Shu

    The One-World Philosophy of K'ang Yu-wei

    First published in 1958.This volume translates one of the major works of modern Chinese philosophy and in so doing makes a major contribution to the study of comparative philosophy. The volume contains an extensive introduction structured as follows: 1. Biographical Sketch of K'ang Yu-wei2. Ta...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Analects of Confucius

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1938.Previous translations of the Analects of Confucius are based upon a medieval interpretation which reflects the philosophy of the 12th century A.D rather than of the 5th century B.C., when Confucius lived. This book detaches the Analects from the Scholastic interpretation and...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Ballads and Stories from Tun-huang

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1960.Over a century ago the Chinese discovered in a sealed-up cave in the west of China a collection of manuscripts dating from the fifth century to the end of the tenth. These included many specimens of popular literature of a kind that was not previously known to exist....

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Book of Songs

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1937. The Book of Songs is a collection of ancient Chinese songs, dating from 800 to 600 B.C. Until this was published in 1937 it had not been translated into English since the middle of nineteenth century, when sinology was still in its infancy. For the first time the original...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Chinese Poems

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1946. Here in one volume is a collection of Arthur Waley's translations of Chinese poetry. The book includes some poems from The Book of Songs and 170 Chinese Poems, More Translations and The Temple. Some old translations have been revised and new notes and explanatory material...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Life and Times of Po Chü-i

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1949. This book gives the biographical background to the many poems of Po Chü-I (A.D 772-846) and traces the connection between his literary career and the disturbed political life of the time. The volume also provides new translations in whole or in part of about a hundred...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Real Tripitaka

    And Other Pieces

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1952. The Real Tripitaka gives an account of the seventh century pilgrim's adventures, spiritual and material, both in India and after his return to China. In addition the book contains an account of a Japanese pilgrim's visit to China in the ninth century, which describes the...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1939. This book consists chiefly of extracts from Chuang Tzu, Mencius and Han Fei Tzu. Chuang Tzu's appeal is to the imagination; the appeal of mencius is to the moral feelings; realism, as expounded by Han Fei Tzu, finds a close parallel in modern Totalitarianism and as a result...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge