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              Books by Susan Naquin

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              Pilgrims and Sacred Sites in China
               

              Pilgrims and Sacred Sites in China (Hardback, New title)

              Edited by Naquin, Susan; Yu, Chun-fang

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              This volume discusses the interaction between pilgrims and sacred sites from the tenth century to the present. From the perspectives of literature, art, history, religion, politics and anthropology, the essays focus on China's most famous pilgrimage mountains as well as lesser kn...own sites.
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              ISBN 9780520075672
              Released NZ 15 Jun 1992
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies on China
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              Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century
               

              Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Naquin, Susan; Rawski, Evelyn S.

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              <![CDATA[During the eighteenth century, China?s new Manchu rulers consolidated their control of the largest empire China had ever known. In this book Susan Naquin and Evelyn S. Rawski draw on the most recent research to provide a unique overview and reevaluation of the social his...tory of China during this period--one of the most dynamic periods in China?s early modern era. "A lucid, original, and scholarly summary of the social, economic, and demographic history of China?s last great period of glory. This will be an important book for students of Chinese history."?Jonathan Spence, Yale University "Engaging, complex, and elegantly written. . . . Absorbing and valuable: a thorough, unique, and richly detailed account of the social forms and cultural and religious life of the people."?Choice "[An] interesting and well-informed survey of China between about 1680 and 1820."?W.J.F. Jenner, Asian Affairs "I would be a very odd scholar or general reader who could not derive profit from reading this elegant and painstaking survey of the social, cultural, and economic life of the Qing empire in its apparent prime. . . . A superb survey which readers may absorb and cherish."?Alexander Woodside, Pacific Affairs "A highly readable synthesis of recent secondary literature on the subject."?William S. Atwell, Journal of Asian Studies "Their coverage is comprehensive and their writing is clear and lucid. reading this book obtains one a very broad, yet penetrative, view of Chinese society at the time."?Alan P.L. Liu, Asian Thought & Society "The ground covered by this book is vast. . . . Its very breadth conveys with great clarity the extent of current knowledge of premodern China: it also serves as an excellent introduction to the social history of the Qing dynasty."?Hugh D.R. Baker, China Quarterly "This is a most challenging work and ambitious work. . . . Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century give both the general reader and also the historian who does not study China a tool fo
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              ISBN 9780300046021
              Released NZ 15 Sep 1989
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Peking: Temples and City Life, 1400-1900
               

              Peking: Temples and City Life, 1400-1900 (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Naquin, Susan

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              This text examines the city of Peking during the Ming and Qing periods. Using Peking's temples as a starting point, the book excavates the city's varied public arenas, its transformation over five centuries, its human engagements, and its rich cultural imprint.

              ISBN 9780520219915
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2001
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Philip E.Lilienthal Books
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              Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City
               

              Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City (Hardback)

              By Titus, Felicitas; Naquin, Susan

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              This collection of rare and vintage postcards offers a unique look at a vanished China and its storied capital.

              ISBN 9780804850650
              Released NZ 5 Jun 2018
              Publisher Tuttle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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