This book traces back to the history of Japanese civilization, clarifies the unique thinking mode of Japanese nation, analyses the unique aesthetic viewpoints. It also describes the communication history of culture between China and Japan from BC 3rd century to the Late Qing Dynasty. Taking the communication of culture and arts as main line, taking the field visits as backgrounds, the author shows the colourful communication history between China and Japan.
In the process of absorbing each other’s culture, China and Japan show different acceptance modes, as well as different characteristics. These characteristics can help us understand the essence of Japanese culture. As the author widely investigated the important historical relics, there are many unique viewpoints and thinking in this book.
Chapter 1 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges during the Qin, Han and Six Dynasties: a general introduction to the historical background
Chapter 2 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges during the Sui and Tang Dynasties: a general introduction to the historical background
Chapter 3 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges during late Tang Dynasty, Five Dynasties, and Northern Song Dynasty
Chapter 4 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges during the Southern Song and Yuan ynasties
Chapter 5 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges during the Ming Dynasty
Chapter 6 Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges in the early Qing Dynasty
The China Perspectives series focuses on translating and publishing works by leading Chinese scholars, writing about both global topics and China-related themes. It covers Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Media and Psychology, as well as many interdisciplinary themes.
This is the first time that any of these books have been translated into English for international readers. The series aims to put forward a Chinese perspective, give insights into cutting-edge academic thinking in China, and inspire researchers globally.