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Title Tibetan printing : comparisons, continuities and change / edited by Hildegard Diemberger, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Peter Kornicki
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 596 pages)
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library ; volume 39
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 36.
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
Summary In Tibetan Printing: Comparisons, Continuities and Change the editors publish the results of the workshop "Printing as an Agent of Change in Tibet and beyond" held at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in November 2013. This is the first study of the social and cultural history of Tibetan book technology that takes materials, living traditions and cross-cultural comparisons into consideration. Bringing together leading experts from different disciplines, it discusses the introduction of printing in Tibetan societies in the context of Asian book cultures with an eye to the questions raised by the study of the European history of printing. This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. Contributors are: Tim Barrett, Alessandro Boesi, Peter Burke, Michela Clemente, Hildegard Diemberger, Dorje Gyeltsen, Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Helmut Eimer, Johan Elverskog, Camillo Formigatti, Imre Galambos, Agnieszka Helman-Wazny, Tomasz Wazny, Sherab Sangpo Kawa, Peter Kornicki, Leonard van der Kuijp, Stefan Larsson, Ben Nourse, Anuradha Pallipurath, Porong Dawa, Paola Ricciardi, Tsering Dawa Sharshon, Sam van Schaik, Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, Marta Sernesi, Pasang Wangdu
Notes 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
Notes English
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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
Tibet Region
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Diemberger, Hildegard, editor
Ehrhard, Franz-Karl, editor
Kornicki, Peter F. (Peter Francis), editor.
LC no. 2016021799
ISBN 9789004316256