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Pictures of Tilling and Weaving : Art, Labor and Technology in Song and Yuan China

Roslyn Lee Hammers

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ISBN 10: 9888028634 / ISBN 13: 9789888028634
Published by Hong Kong University Press, 2011
Condition: Fine
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Title: Pictures of Tilling and Weaving : Art, Labor...

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

Publication Date: 2011

Book Condition:Fine

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The Pictures of Tilling and Weaving scrolls depict 45 procedures of agriculture and sericulture with each stage accompanied by a poem by Lou Shu describing the plight of farmers, their concerns and aspirations. The originals have been lost but copies were made and the scrolls gained much attention during the Qing.

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Roslyn Lee Hammers is an assistant professor of art history at the University of Hong Kong.

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