Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 267
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Book Description Beyond the Bronze Pillars is an innovative and iconoclastic look at the politico-cultural relationship between Vietnam and China in the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries. Overturning the established view that historically the Vietnamese sought to maintain a separate cultural identity and engaged in tributary relations with the Middle Kingdom solely to avoid invasion, Liam Kelley shows how Vietnamese literati sought to unify their cultural practices with those in China while fully recognizing their country?s political subservience. He does so by examining a body of writings known as Vietnamese "envoy poetry." The various Vietnamese kingdoms that existed during this period?the Le, the Tay Son, the Nguyen?regularlydispatched embassies to the Chinese capital to present tribute. The envoys who served on these missions often composed verse along the way, and many compiled collections of poetry upon their return home. Far from advocating their own...