History of the Soul
Cover of the 1995 edition of History of the Soul, depicting the deserts of China's Northwest
|Original title||心灵史 (Xīnlíng Shĭ)|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
History of the Soul, written by Zhang Chengzhi, is a work of narrative history spanning 172 years, which explores the personal and religious conflicts among the Jahriyya, a Sufi tariqah in Northwestern China. Published in 1991, it went on to become China's second-best selling book in 1994.
- First edition: 心灵史, People's Republic of China: Huacheng Publishing House, January 1991.
- 1995 edition: 张承志文学作品选集:心灵史卷, People's Republic of China: Hainan Publishing House, August 1995. ISBN 7-80617-536-9.
- Traditional Chinese edition: 心靈史──揭開哲合忍耶的聖域之謎, Republic of China (Taiwan): Fengyun Shidai, January 1997. ISBN 957-645-803-X.
- Lin 2005, pp. 133–136
- Gladney 2000
- "著名回族作家张承志下榻穆斯林大厦/Famous Hui author Zhang Chengzhi staying at Muslim Building", Xinhua News Agency, 2006-05-17, retrieved 2007-04-15
- Aoki 1997
- Aoki, Shigeharu (1997), "張承志/Zhang Chengzhi", オンライン中国20世紀文学辞典/Online dictionary of 20th-century Chinese literature, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
- Gladney, Dru C. (March 2000), "China's National Insecurity: Old Challenges at the Dawn of the New Millennium", Asian Perspectives on the Challenges of China, Washington, D.C.: Institute for National Security Studies, National Defense University
- Lin, Qingxin (2005), Brushing History Against The Grain: Reading the Chinese New Historical Fiction, 1986-1999, Hong Kong University Press, ISBN 96220969
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