106 China Review International: Vol. 24, No. 2, 2017 Professor Atwill deserves credit for bringing attention to a fascinating minority group in Tibet, one that had been neglected in many histories of Tibet. Morris Rossabi Morris Rossabi is distinguished professor of history at the City University of New York and adjunct professor of Inner Asian History at Columbia University. Rostislav Berezkin. Many Faces of Mulian: The Precious Scrolls of Late Imperial China. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2017. xxiv, 248 pp. Hardcover $90.00, ISBN 978-0-295-74251-9. In 1981 I spent several months in China looking for texts and manuscripts of popular religious scriptures called baojuan “precious volumes,” composed, read, and recited by members of popular religious sects during the Ming and Qing dynasties, 1368–1911. I was helped in this work by Li Shiyu, a pioneering scholar of this genre, whose book, Baojuan zonglu (A bibliography of precious volumes) served as my guidebook for this research trip. Mr. Li and several colleagues met me at the Beijing airport, took me to a hotel, and to the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences, where I was introduced to their collection of baojuan.In the weeks that followed I read and photographed many
China Review International – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Jun 4, 2019
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera