The Story of a Stele
China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916
By (author) Michael Keevak
Normal Price: $79.00
Your Price: $71.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Story of a Stele by Michael Keevak
Book DescriptionThe thesis of this book is that when Westerners discussed the Nestorian monument they were not really talking about China at all.
Buy Story of a Stele book by Michael Keevak from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9789622098954
(236mm x 157mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
Books By Author Michael Keevak
Becoming Yellow, Hardback (April 2011)» View all books by Michael Keevak
Explores the notion of yellowness and shows that this label originated not in early travel texts or objective descriptions, but in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century scientific discourses on race. This title weaves together multiple narratives to tell the complex history of a problematic term.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Story of a Stele book by Michael Keevak and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Michael Keevak
Michael Keevak is a professor in the Department of Foreign Languages at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. He is the author of two books, Sexual Shakespeare: Forgery, Authorship, Portraiture (2001), and The Pretended Asian: George Psalmanazar's Eighteenth-Century Formosan Hoax (2004). He has also begun work on a new project: How East Asians Came to be Yellow: An Essay in the History of Racial Thinking.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687