Sexual Life in Ancient China by R.H. Van Gulik
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Sexual Life in Ancient China
By R.H. Van Gulik

Sexual Life in Ancient China

A Preliminary Survey of Chinese Sex and Society from CA.1500 B.C. Till 1644 A.D

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Introduction by Paul R. Goldin See other recent books by Paul R. Goldin
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Sexual Life in Ancient China by R.H. Van Gulik

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In 1961 Robert van Gulik published his pioneering overview of 'Sexual life in ancient China'. This edition of the work is preceded by an elaborate introduction by Paul Rakita Goldin assessing the value of Van Gulik's volume, the subject itself, and its author. The introduction is followed by an exensive and up-to-date bibliography on the subject, which guides the modern reader in the literature on the field which appeared since 1961.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789004126015
ISBN-10: 9004126015
Classification: Asian history , Ancient history: to c 500 CE , Social & cultural history
Format: Hardback (24mm x 16mm x 33mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Brill
Publisher: Brill
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: Netherlands

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Author Biography - R.H. Van Gulik

R.H. van Gulik, (1910-1967) studied Law and Oriental Languages at the Universities of Leiden and Utrecht, and in 1935 took his doctor's degree with honours on a thesis dealing with the horse cult in India, Tibet, and the Far East. Having entered the Netherlands Foreign Service in that same year, he held posts in Tokyo, Chunking (Nanking), Washington, New Delhi, Beirut, and Kuala Lumpur. His last posting was as Netherlands ambassador in Japan. Dr. van Gulik, who, after his thesis, continued to make valuable contributions to Sanskrit and Far Eastern studies, is also well-known as the author of the series of detective stories about Judge Dee. Paul R. Goldin is Associate Professor of Chinese Thought at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Rituals of the Way: The Philosophy of Xunzi (Open Court, 1999), and The Culture of Sex in Ancient China (University of Hawai'i Press, 2002). He is also a co-editor of the Reader of Traditional Chinese Culture (University of Hawai'i Press).

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