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Joseph and Lauren Allen Fund for Books on Asian Literature, Art, and Culture
The Joseph and Lauren Allen Fund supports books that explore topics in Asian humanities, with an emphasis on literature and the arts from East, South, and Southeast Asia.
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The Ghost in the City
Luo Ping and the Craft of Painting in Eighteenth-Century China
In 1771 the artist Luo Ping (1733–99) left his native Yangzhou to relocate to the burgeoning hub of Beijing's Southern City. Over two decades, he became the favored artist of a cosmopolitan community of scholars...
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Experiencing the Mogao Caves
Constructed over a millennium from the fourth to fourteenth centuries CE near Dunhuang, an ancient border town along the Silk Road in northwest China, the Mogao Caves comprise the largest, most continuously created, and best-preserved...
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The Objectionable Li Zhi
Fiction, Criticism, and Dissent in Late Ming China
Iconoclastic scholar Li Zhi (1527–1602) was a central figure in the cultural world of the late Ming dynasty. His provocative and controversial words and actions shaped print culture, literary practice, attitudes toward gender, and perspectives...
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