Picturing Celestial Certificates in Zhengyi Daoism: A Case Study of the Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang (1493)
- The Quanzhen Daoist in North China Local Society: On the Huashan Daoist Lineage Transmission and the Management of the Local Public Temples. Wu Zhen // Daoism: Religion, History & Society;2010, Vol. 2, p185
Central to this preliminary study of the interaction between Quanzhen Daoism and the local society in northern China are 76 temple steles that were found on a field trip to the Xun region of northern Henan province. By reconstructing the geography of the religion and the historical context of...
- An Analysis of Hu Zhi's Thought: With Discussion on His "Explaining Teachers". Zhu Xiang-yu // Hanxue Yanjiu (Chinese Studies);2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p113
Hu Zhi (..., 1517-1585), a Neo-Confucian scholar during the middle Ming dynasty, was born in Taihe...in Jiangxi.... He was a prominent second-generation scholar in the Jiangyou School of Wang Yangming's Thought.... While scholars have studied Hu Zhi's thought in the past, previous research is...
- The Development of Laoshan Taoism in the Qing Dynasty. LIU Huairong; SHI Feifei // Qingdao Daxue Shifanxueyuan Xuebao/Journal of Teachers College Q;2012, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p47
There appear many excellent Laoshan Taoists of manifold abilities before the reign of Daoguang. Many Taoist temples have been repaired and the number of Laoshan Taoists has increased, which, to some degree, has promoted the development and resurgence of Laoshan Taoism and made the Laoshan Taoism...
- Imperium, Literati, and Society. Yifeng, Zhao; Wang, Q. Edward // Chinese Studies in History;Spring2011, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses various published reports within the issue, including one that explores China's Ming emperors' edicts on self-examination and self-blame, one that examines the motivations behind emperors' edicts and one that explores how the Ming court issued honorable titles.
- The brilliant dynasty. Pile, Billie Routten // Calliope;May/Jun95, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p4
Traces the history of the Ming dynasty that was the legacy to China of peasant leader Zhu Yuanzhang. Alliance with rebel leader Guo Zixing in 1353; Capture of Nanjing in 1355 by rebel forces; Establishment of the dynasty whose influence reaches beyond China; Social reforms administered by Zhu...
- The rise of Zhu Di. Gard, Carolyn J. // Calliope;May/Jun95, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p8
Features Zhu Di, the Chinese prince who became Yongle emperor during the Ming dynasty. Family background; Conferment of title of Prince of Yan by father Zhu Yuanzhang; Talent for military arts; Achievements; Civil war between Prince of Yan's forces and the Jianwen emperor's Imperial Army. ...
- The fall of the Ming. B.B. // Calliope;May/Jun95, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on the death of Ming emperor Zhu Di, an event that triggered the downfall of the dynasty. Death in 1424 during expedition against the Mongols; Ming emperors' lack of interest in diplomatic affairs; Social unrest that plagued the era after Zhu's death; Capture of Beijing in 1644 by...
- Banditry and the Subversion of State Authority in China: The Capital Region During the Middle Ming Period (1450-1525). Robinson, David M. // Journal of Social History;Spring2000, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p527
Focuses on the rampant banditry in Beijing, China during the Ming period. Characteristics of Ming government; Features that contributed to the area's distinctive forms of violence; Categories of local military forces that bore on the suppression of brigandage.
- INTIMACY AND PAINTING IN MING CHINA. Clunas, Craig // History Today;Aug2002, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p42
Examines the art of painting in China during the Ming period. Description of the works produced by artist Wen Zhengming; Factors that structure the society of China during the period; Analysis of the role of intimacy in the art of painting in ancient China.