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Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank - Beverly Jackson, Beverley Jackson, David Hugus
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NOW IN PAPERBACK!For 13 centuries, throughout China male recruits studied diligently for a long series of grueling examinations in hopes of achieving the civil rank that would enable them to serve the emperor of China. For the fortunate few who passed these exams there were nine possible ranks, each identified by a square badge of finely woven kesi, embroidery, or brocade. Now available in paperback, LADDER TO THE CLOUDS offers a thorough analysis of symbols, styles, and techniques used in mandarin square ranks, along with the most complete information for their identification to date.An exploration of Chinese symbols and customs, many of which are still practiced today.Includes vintage photographs and detailed descriptions, photos, and illustrations.Finalist for the 2000 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Award.From the Trade Paperback edition. anthropology,arts and photography,asia,asian,china,criticism,cultural,decorative arts and design,fashion,history Arts & Photography, Ten Speed Press

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Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank

In this fascinating exploration of the Chinese tradition of rank badges, authors Jackson and Hugus explicate the customs and symbology behind the embroidered patches that have captivated scholars and collectors for centuries.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781580081276
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1580081274
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: TEN SPEED PR
320 Pages
Weight: 1,683 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1580081274

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-58008-127-4, 978-1-58008-127-6


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