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Bronze and Stone

The Cult of Antiquity in Song Dynasty China

Bronze and Stone( )
Author: Sena, Yunchiahn C.
ISBN:978-0-295-74457-5
Publication Date:Feb 2019
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
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Book Description:

Despite China's long tradition of venerating the past as the ultimate source of cultural authority, the discourse of antiquity prior to the Song period (960?1279) demonstrated little concern for ancient objects. With a focus on physical artifacts of the past, Song intellectuals began a new discipline, ?the study of bronze and stone? (jinshixue), that generated collections of items such as bronze vessels and bells, stone steles, and ink rubbings of inscriptions carved or cast...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / General
History / Asia / China
Social Science / Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.05 Pounds



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