Books tagged: han dynasty

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The Emperor's Ring
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Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
A craftsman in the palace of the Han Emperor looked deeply into a yellow jadestone, listened to what his ancestors whispered about the jade’s powers; keeping safe the life and thoughts of its wearer, a Han lord who became Emperor. He fashioned it into a ring, a turtle as the guardian spirit of the wearer’s long life. The jade turtle ring grew heavy with its story.
Decoding of the Lao-zi (Dao-De Jing): Numerological Resonance of the Canon's Structure
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 139,850. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
As a canon, the "Dao-De Jing" is a symbolic work and its symbols transcend its context. When this is properly understood, all 81 sections of it divided into nine divisions and two halves have universal application. Any attempt to translate them with no account taken of the numerological and symbolical systems means to remove them entirely from canonical context and narrow the field of application.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
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Pre-release—available December 12, 2014. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published by CS Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.