Early China 37 (2014) Table of Contents


The Red Moon on June 16, 2011: A Key to Dating the Yin Lunar Eclipse on Yingcang 885/886

LIU Xueshun


Marital Alliances and Affinal Relatives (sheng and hungou) in the Society and Politics of Zhou China in the Light of Bronze Inscriptions

Maria Khayutina


Scribal Variation and the Meaning of the Houma and Wenxian Covenant Texts’ Imprecation Ma yi fei shi

Crispin Williams


Did Babylonian Astrology Influence Early Chinese Astral Prognostication “xingzhan”?

David W. Pankenier


Delinquent Fathers and Philology: Lunyu 13.18 and Related Texts

Oliver Weingarten


Xunzi’s Criticism of Zisi: New Perspectives

Kevin Huang


Promoting Action in Warring States Political Philosophy: A First Look at the Warring States Manuscript, Cao Mie’s Battle Arrays

Ernest Caldwell


Texts, Performance, and Spectacle in the Funeral Procession of Marquis Yi of Zeng, 433 BC

Luke Habberstad


New Information on Qin Religious Practice: Evidence from Liye and Zhoujiatai

Charles Sanft


All Merged in One: The First Emperor’s Tumulus



Epiphanies of Sovereignty and the Rite of Jade Disc Immersion in Weft Narratives

Grégoire Espesset


Papers from the Third International Conference on Excavated Manuscripts, Mount Holyoke College, 2004


Collaterality in Early Chinese Cosmology: An Argument for Confucian Harmony (he 和) as Creatio In Situ

Roger T. Ames


“Only the Human Way May Be Followed” Reading the Guodian Manuscripts against the Mozi

Andrew Meyer


New Light on the Li ji 禮記: The Li ji and the Related Warring States Period Bamboo Manuscripts from Guodian and the Shanghai Museum Collection



Review article


Newly Excavated Texts in the Digital Age: Reflections on Several New Resources

Lee-moi Pham and Kevin Huang


+ Reviews, Annual Bibliography, and Dissertation Abstracts