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The Landscape of Words: Stone Inscriptions from Early and Medieval China

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The Landscape of Words: Stone Inscriptions from Early and Medieval China - Harrist, Robert E
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Winner of the Levenson Prize sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies Shortlisted for the 2009 ICAS Book Award Silk and bamboo are easily ruined, But metal and stone are hard to destroy. Placed on a high mountain [The writing] will be passed down without limit. - from Stone Eulogy, Mount Tie To look at the mountains is like gazing at a painting, and roaming in the mountains is like reading history. - Chen Yuanlong (1652-1736), commentary on inscriptions in and near Longyin Cave, Guilin In this fascinating and ...

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The Landscape of Words: Stone Inscriptions from Early and Medieval China 2008, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295987286

Hardcover