Ph.D. Columbia University, 1975.
Song history, especially social and cultural
Women and the family in Chinese history
Chinese visual culture
Premodern world history
Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong. Forthcoming: University of Washington Press, 2008.
Emperor Huizong and Late Northern Song China: The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics. Coedited with Maggie Bickford. Cambridge: Harvard Asia Center, 2006. In it, “Introduction” and “Huizong’s Stone Inscriptions” pp. 1-27 and 230-274.
"Succession to High Office: The Chinese Case," in Culture, technology and history: Implications of the anthropological work of Jack Goody, ed. David R. Olson and Michael Cole. Erlbaum, 2006. pp. 49-71.
Women and the Family in Chinese History. Routledge, 2003. 291 pp. In series, Critical Asian Scholarship.
Culture and Power in the Reconstitution of the Chinese Realm, 200-600. Coedited with Scott Pearce and Audrey Spiro. Harvard University East Asia Center. 359 pp. Also co-edited introduction, pp. 1-32.
"Taoism and Art at the Court of Song Huizong," in Taoism and the Arts of China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. p. 94-111.
“Taking Out the Grand Carriage: Imperial Spectacle and the Visual Culture of Northern Song Kaifeng,” Asia Major 12.1 (1999), 33-65.
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
The Inner Quarters: Marriage and the Lives of Chinese Women in the Sung Period. University of California Press, 1993.
Religion and Society in T'ang and Sung China, coedited with Peter S. Gregory. University of Hawaii Press, 1993. In it, "Historical and Religious Landscape," with Peter S. Gregory, pp. 1-44, and "The State Response to Popular Funeral Practices in the Sung," pp. 209-40
Confucianism and Family Rituals in Imperial China: A Social History of Writing about Rites. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.
“Cremation in Sung China,” American HistoricaI Review 95 (1990), 406-28.
The Aristocratic Families of Early Imperial China: A Case Study of the Poling Ts'ui Family. Cambridge University Press, 1978.
For a fuller list of publications, see my webpage:http://faculty.washington.edu/ebrey/