E Bruce Brooks


E Bruce Brooks

Research Professor of Chinese
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Director, Warring States Project

MusB, Oberlin Conservatory, 1958
PhD, University of Washington, 1968

Author:
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Yakamochi Sampler (East-West Review v3 #1, 1966)
A Geometry of the Shr Pin (Wen-lin #1, 1968)
The Life and Mentorship of Confucius (SPP #72, 1996)
Alexandrian Motifs in Chinese Texts (SPP #96, 1999)
Shr 195 and Shu 32 (WSP v1, 2010)
Interrogative Yen and An in Jwangdz (WSP v1, 2010)
Probability and the Gwodyen Dau/Dv Jing (WSP v1, 2010)
Adverbial Pothen in Mark 12:37 (WSP v1, 2010)
The Reader in the Text (WSP v1, 2010)
Template Songs of Chvn (WSP v1, 2010)
The Formation of the Dau/Dv Jing (WSP v1, 2010)
The Interviews of Mencius (WSP v1, 2010)
Dual Authorship in Shr Ji 63 (WSP v1, 2010)
The Han Dzvngdz (WSP v1, 2010)
Gospel Trajectories (WSP v1, 2010)
Climate Cycles in Spring and Autumn (WSP v1, 2010)
From Point to Area State (WSP v1, 2010)
Numbers and Losses at Chvng-pu (WSP v1, 2010)
Lord Shang (WSP v1, 2010)
Political Geography of the Shr (WSP v1, 2010)
Sun Wu (WSP v1, 2010)

Co-Author:
Chinese Character Frequency Lists (SinFac Minor, 1976)
Intellectual Dynamics of the Warring States Period (Studies in Chinese History #7, 1997)
The Original Analects (Columbia 1998)
The Nature and Historical Context of the Mencius
(in Chan, Mencius; Hawaii 2002)
Word Philology and Text Philology in Analects 9:1
(in Van Norden, Confucius and the Analects; Oxford 2002)
Defeat in the Chun/Chyou (WSP v1, 2010)
Peace in Multi-State Systems (WSP v1, 2010)
The Emergence of China (in press)
Spring and Autumn (forthcoming)

Contributor:
Was There a Xia Dynasty? SPP #238, (2013)
Before and After Matthew; in Jefford and Draper, Studies in the Didache (forthcoming)

Reviews and Review Articles:
Irwin, Four Classical Asian Plays (1972; in Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, v9 #1, 1974)
Landau, Beyond Spring (1994; in Asian Thought and Society, v20 #60, 1995)
Dubs, Hsuntze (1927)
Vandermeersch, La Formation du Légisme (1965)
Levenson, China: An Interpretive History (1969)
Wimsatt, Versification (1972). HJAS v35 (1975) 221-274
Chang, Shang Civilization (1980)
Tainter, Collapse in Complex Societies (1988)
Loewe, Early Chinese Texts (1993). SPP #46 (July 1994) 1-74
Skosey, The Legal System and Legal Tradition of the Western Chou (1996)
de Bary, Sources of Chinese Tradition (1999)
Freedman and McClymond, The Rivers of Paradise (2001)
Hansen. The Open Empire (2000)
Tarver, The Art of War (2002
Gagliardi, The Art of War (2003)
Roth, A Companion to Graham (2003)
Henige, Historical Evidence and Argument (2005)
Metzger and Ehrman, The Text of the New Testament (4ed 2005)
Chang, The Rise of the Chinese Empire (2007)
Watson, The Analects of Confucius (2007)
Snodgrass, Stories with Intent (2008)
Ferguson, Baptism in the Early Church (2009)

Lectures:
Toward Citizenship in Warring States China (AOS Toronto, 1998)
Warring States Problems (ICANAS 36 Montréal, 2000
Competing Systems in Pre-Imperial State Formation (Waseda, 2000)
The Pentagrams of the Proto-Yi (Collège de France, 2001)
Social Engagement vs Inward Turning in the Mencius (Wesleyan, 2001)
The Date of the Buddha (Harvard, 2002)
International Relations in Ancient China (Harvard, 2002)
Nine Maxims on Translation (University of Massachusetts, 2002)
Philology in an Old Key: Lord Shang Revisited (Leiden, 2003)
Eastern Light on the Synoptic Problem (University of North Carolina, 2005)
Confucius and the Gospels (Yale, 2005)
Prolegomena to Proto-Luke (SBL, 2007)
The Many Lives of Yen Hwei (Clark, 2008)
The Other China: An Ancient Philosophy of Peace (Clark, 2008)
The Lowdown on Laudz (University of Oregon, 2012)

Conference Presentations:
The Date of the Buddha (Harvard University, 2002)
Contact Between Warring States Texts (Chicago, 2011)
(see also under Conferences; some recent items at the Discussion Forum)

Memberships:
American Oriental Society
Association for Asian Studies
Society for the Study of Early China
Society of Biblical Literature
Society of Military History

Position:
Research Professor of Chinese, Warring States Project, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1993)
Adjunct Professor, Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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