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Traditional Chinese Culture and Society Book Fund
The Traditional Chinese Culture and Society Book Fund supports the publication of books on Chinese history, literature, and art in the periods before 1800.
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Potent Medicines in Medieval China
Open access edition: DOI 10.6069/9780295749013
At first glance, medicine and poison might seem to be opposites. But in China’s formative era of pharmacy (200–800 CE), poisons were strategically deployed as healing agents to cure everything from...
Zhao Feiyan in History and Fiction
Zhao Feiyan (45–1 BCE), the second empress appointed by Emperor Cheng of the Han dynasty (207 BCE–220 CE), was born in slavery and trained in the performing arts, a background that made her appointment as...