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  • Pocket I-Chingby Gary G. Melyan; Wen-Kuang Chu

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    In this easy-to-follow pocket edition, the ancient Chinese system of predicting the future has been made simple, opening the hidden world of the l-Ching to the nonspecialist. The method of divining the 64 prophetic hexagrams, and the way to interpret their meaning correctly, is clearly explained, and—to give extra assistance—each hexagram is divided... more...

  • Mengziby Mengzi; Bryan W. Van Norden

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 14.50

    Bryan Van Norden's new translation of the Mengzi ( Mencius ) is accurate, philosophically nuanced, and fluent. Accompanied by selected passages from the classic commentary of Zhu Xi--one of the most influential and insightful interpreters of Confucianism--this edition provides readers with a parallel to the Chinese practice of reading a classic... more...

  • A Reader's Companion to the Confucian Analectsby Henry Rosemont Jr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.66

    This companion is not intended as another interpretation of the ancient text, but rather as an aid for contemporary students to develop their own interpretive reading of it, in the hope of thereby aiding them in the search for meaning, purpose, and service in their own lives - as seventy-three generations of Chinese have done. more...

  • Poems of the Mastersby Red Pine

    Copper Canyon Press 1753; US$ 12.99

    For the first time in any Western language, the complete text of China's classic poetry anthology. more...

  • Homoeroticism in Imperial Chinaby Mark Stevenson; Cuncun Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex desire in Chinese history. Negotiating what... more...

  • Yunus Emreby zekeriya Baskel

    Blue Dome Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    One of the most famous poets in the history of Turkish literature, Yunus Emre (d. 1320) is well-known as a Sufi saint-poet who has exerted a great influence in both the East and the West. This book is an analysis on Emre's ardent, deceptively simple, yet powerful expressions of love, the musicality of the verse, and the daring and sometimes even daunting... more...

  • Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Changeby Zhongxian Wu

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 29.95

    Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the eight basic trigrams), which have not previously been written about outside China, this book makes the Yijing accessible to the Western world in a new and fuller way. more...

  • The Generals of the Yang Familyby Wilt L. Idema; Stephen H. West

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 64.00

    This book offers a complete translation of four early plays of the Yang Family Generals. The story of the Yang Family Generals, particularly its female generals, was a perennial favorite on the Chinese stage in the 19th and 20th centuries. In detailing the role of this military family in the Song-Khitan wars of the late 10th and early 11th centuries,... more...

  • Unearthing the Changesby Edward L. Shaughnessy

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    In recent years, three ancient manuscripts relating to the Yi jing (I Ching), or Classic of Changes, have been discovered. The earliest—the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi—dates to about 300 B.C.E. and shows evidence of the text?s original circulation. The Gui cang, or Returning to Be Treasured, reflects another ancient Chinese divination tradition based... more...

  • A History of Ottoman Poetry Volume II: 1450-1520by E. J. W. Gibb

    Gibb Memorial Trust 2013; US$ 20.00

    The History of Ottoman Poetry, first published in six volumes between 1900 and 1909, was the principal product of E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. By the time of his early death in 1901 only the first volume had appeared in print. The remainder was almost complete and was seen through the press by Gibb’s friend and literary... more...