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The Art Of War: A New Translation By Michael Nylan
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For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War . Sun Tzu’s ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written 2,500 years ago. In a world forever at…
The Letter To Ren An And Sima Qian?s Legacy

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Sima Qian (first century BCE), the author of Record of the Historian (Shiji), is China?s earliest and best-known historian, and his ?Letter to Ren An? is the most famous letter in Chinese history. In the letter, Sima Qian explains his decision to finish his…
The Shifting Center: The Original Great Plan And Later Readings

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The "Great Plan" ("Hung fan") chapter of the Book of Documents (Shu ching) is a major source of Confucian political, cosmological, and social theory in early China. In her study of the "Great Plan" and its major commentaries, Michael Nylan explores the exegetical…
Exemplary Figures / Fayan
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|August 30, 2013

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Winner of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature Exemplary Figures (sometimes translated as Model Sayings ) is an unabridged, annotated translation of Fayan, one of three major works by the Chinese court…
The Art Of War: A New Translation By Michael Nylan
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The Chinese Pleasure Book: Sustaining Engagement In Early China And Beyond
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|October 11, 2018

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An examination of pleasure-short-term delight and the cultivation of longer-term satisfaction-in early Chinese thought. In The Chinese Pleasure Book , Michael Nylan takes up one of the most important themes in Chinese thought: the relation of pleasurable…
Chang'an 26 BCE: An Augustan Age in China
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|December 1, 2014

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During the last two centuries BCE, the Western Han capital of Chang'an, near today's Xi'an in northwest China, outshone Augustan Rome in several ways while administering comparable numbers of imperial subjects and equally vast territories. At its grandest,…
The Five "confucian" Classics
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|July 15, 2014

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The Five Classics associated with Confucius formed the core curriculum in the education of Chinese literati throughout most of the imperial period. In this book Michael Nylan offers a sweeping assessment of these ancient texts and shows how their influence spread…
The Elemental Changes: The Ancient Chinese Companion to the I Ching. The T'ai Hsuan Ching of Master…

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Composed in 2 B.C., as "The I Ching revised and enlarged," The Elemental Changes is a divination manual providing a clear method for distinguishing alternative courses of action. Structured in 81 tetragrams ( as opposed to the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching), the…
Technical Arts in the Han Histories: Tables and Treatises in the Shiji and Hanshu

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The Art of War: A New Translation by Michael Nylan
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For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War . Sun Tzu’s ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written 2,500 years ago. In a world forever at odds, his…
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