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Confucianism in China : an introduction / Tony Swain
Bib ID 7501480
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Swain, Tony, author
 
Description London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017 
©2017 
xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9781474242448 (hardcover)
1474242448 (hardcover)
9781474242431 (paperback)
147424243X (paperback)
Invalid ISBN 9781474242462 (electronic book)
9781474242455 (electronic publication)
Summary

"Accessible survey of Confucianism from its earliest mythological origins, through its development throughout traditional China, and culminating with the position of Confucianism in the current day"--

Full contents
  • Part One. Introductory chapters. On Confucianism and religion
  • The way of the Ru
  • Part Two. The first epoch : Zhou to Han dynasties. A history of sages
  • Two paths : mysticism and ritual
  • From ritual masters to classicists
  • Part Three. The second epoch : Song to Qing dynasties. Learning of the Dao
  • The principle of the heart and mind
  • Part Four. The third epoch : modern China. The great unity
  • New Ru learning
  • A spirit without a body.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-285) and index.

Subjects Confucianism -- China.  |  China.  |  Australian

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