Ding Xiang Warner publishes “Transmitting Authority”

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Ding Xiang Warner [Associate Professor, Asian Studies] has published a new book, Transmitting Authority: Wang Tong and the Zhongshuo in Medieval China’s Manuscript Culture [Brill]. The book “investigates the rise and fall of the cultural currency of the Confucian teacher Wang Tong (ca. 584–617), a.k.a. Master Wenzhong, in the five centuries following his death, by examining the textual and social history of the Zhongshuo, which purports to record Wang Tong’s teachings.” Read more here.