Mortal Ancestors, Immortal Images: Zhang Dai’s Biographical Portraits

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Campbell, Duncan M.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: UTS ePRESS
  • Journal: PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies (issn: 1449-2490, eissn: 1449-2490)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5130/portal.v9i3.2550
  • Subject: ancestor portraits | Zhang Dai, biographical writing, ancestor portraits | JV1-9480 | Sociology (General) | Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration | HM401-1281 | biographical writing | Zhang Dai

Towards the end of his long life, the prolific late-Ming historian and essayist Zhang Dai 張岱 (1597-?1684) completed a book that he had been working on for many years. Entitled Portraits of the Eminent and Worthy Immortals of Zhejiang During the Ming Dynasty (You Ming yu... View more
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