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Title Tibetan printing : comparisons, continuities and change / edited by Hildegard Diemberger, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Peter Kornicki.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 596 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library ; volume 39
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 36.
Note Papers presented at a workshop on "Printing as an Agent of Change in Tibet and beyond" held at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in November 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Introduction of Printing in the Asian Context: Wider Perspectives on Print and Manuscript Cultures. Three Print Revolutions / Peter Burke -- The Gutenberg Fallacy and the History of Printing among the Mongols / Johan Elverskog -- Mongolian Female Rulers as Patrons of Tibetan Printing at the Yuan Court: Some Preliminary Observations on Recently Discovered Materials / Kawa Sherab Sangpo -- Empress Shotoku as a Sponsor of Printing / Peter Kornicki -- From Chongzhen lishu to Tengri-yin udq-a and rGyartsis chen mo 51 / Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp -- A Forgotten Chapter in South Asian Book History: A Bird's View on Sanskrit Print Culture / Camillo A. Formigatti -- Manuscript and Print in the Tangut State: The Case of the Sunzi / Imre Galambos -- Printing versus Manuscript: History or Rhetoric? A Short Note inspired by Pelliot DIC / Cristina Scherrer-Schaub -- The Uses of Early Tibetan Printing: Evidence from the Turfan Oasis / Sam van Schaik -- Pattern Reproduction Possibilities and the Alpha and Omega of Tibetan Printing / T.H. Barrett -- The Introduction of Printing Into Tibet: Drivers, Impact and New Discoveries. New Discoveries in Early Tibetan Printing History / Porong Dawa -- Collected Writings as Xylographs: Two Sets from the Bo dong pa School / Franz Karl Ehrhard -- Continuity and New Developments in 15th Century Tibetan Book Production: Bo dong Phyogs las rnam rgyal (1376-1451) and his disciples as Producers of Manuscript and Print Editions / Tsering Dawa Sharshon -- Tibetan Women as Patrons of Printing and Innovation / Hildegard Diemberger -- Prints about the Printer: Four Early Prints in Honor of the Mad yogin of gtsang / Stefan Larsson -- Works and Networks of mkhas pa Dri med: On the Illustrations of 16th Century Tibetan Printed Books / Marta Sernesi -- Early Book Production and Printing in Bhutan / Dorji Gyaltsen -- An Unacknowledged Revolution? A Reading of Tibetan Printing History on the Basis of Gung thang Colophons Studied in Two Dedicated Projects / Michela Clemente -- Revolutions of the Dharma Wheel: Uses of Tibetan Printing in the Eighteenth Century / Benjamin Nourse -- Observations Made in the Study of Tibetan Xylographs / Helmut Eimer -- Exploring the Materiality of Prints and Manuscripts. Wooden Book-Covers, Printing Blocks, their identification and dating: how to read the wood / Tomasz Wazny -- The Five Colours of Art: Non-invasive Analysis of Pigments in Tibetan Prints and Manuscripts / Paola Ricciardi and Anuradha Pallipurath -- Paper Plants in the Tibetan World: A Preliminary Study / Alessandro Boesi -- The Choice of Materials in Early Tibetan Printed Books / Agnieszka Helman-Wazny -- Paper, Patronage and Production of Books: Remarks on an 11th Century Manuscript from Central Tibet / Pasang Wangdu.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 08, 2016).
Subject Printing -- Tibet Region -- History -- Congresses.
Books -- Tibet Region -- History -- Congresses.
Bookbinding -- Tibet Region -- History -- Congresses.
Book design -- Tibet Region -- History -- Congresses.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
Book design. (OCoLC)fst00836152
Bookbinding. (OCoLC)fst00836265
Books. (OCoLC)fst00836401
Printing. (OCoLC)fst01076612
China -- Tibet Region. (OCoLC)fst01919566
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Diemberger, Hildegard, editor.
Ehrhard, Franz-Karl, editor.
Kornicki, Peter F. (Peter Francis), editor.
Other Form: Print version: Tibetan printing. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2016 9789004316065 (DLC) 2016005484
ISBN 9789004316256 (electronic bk.)
9004316256 (electronic bk.)
9789004316065 (hardcover alkaline paper)
900431606X (hardcover alkaline paper)
Standard No. 10.1163/9789004316256

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