Roel Sterckx, "Sages, Cooks, and Flavours in Warring States and Han China
," Monumenta Serica 54 (2006): 9.
Thus begins the first of 12 essays in The search far immortality, the catalogue accompanying a major exhibition of over 350 objects from Han China
staged at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge in 2012, most ably edited by James Lin.
89) Liu An, The Huainanzi: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in early Han China, translated by John S.
93) Liu An, The Huainanyi: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in early Han China, p.
Their topics include preparations for an afterlife in ancient China, concepts of death and the afterlife reflected in newly discovered tomb objects and texts from Han China
, death and dying in the Analects, death in the Zhuangzi, Linji and William James on death as two visions of pragmatism, and Wang Yangming's followers as an example of death as the ultimate concern in the neo-Confucian tradition.
There are Dong Son bronze drums from northern Vietnam, pottery and seals from Han China
, inscribed seals bearing Indian Sanskrit names in the Brahmi script, and both hardstone and glass jewellery.
Arguments for the mutual influence between Han China and the Xiongnu have been made from both sides, in terms of Chinese impact on Xiongnu society, and of Xiongnu influence on the "Central Plains" especially in terms of material culture.
On the titles conferred by Wudi upon Xiongnu leaders, see Michael Loewe, The Men Who Governed Han China (Leiden: Brill, 2004), 292, 299, and esp.
Yates, Five Lost Classics: Tao, Huang-Lao, and Yin-Yang in Han China
24) See Michael Loewe, Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 B.
25) Michael Loewe, Divination, Mythology, and Monarchy in Han China (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ.
a socio-economic debate was held at the imperial court of Han China
between officials of the central government and scholars and officials from the provinces; the Yen-t'ieh lun is a record of that debate.
of New York Press, 2007), and Cary Liu's Rethinking Recarving: Ideals, Practices, and Problems of the "Wu Family Shrines" and Han China