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Sources of Chinese Tradition

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Description for Sources of Chinese Tradition Paperback. Features source readings on history, society, and thought in China. This book aims to bring together source texts from more than three centuries of Chinese history, with opening essays by China authorities providing context for readers not familiar with the period in question. It covers Sino-Western contacts in the 17th century. Editor(s): De Bary, William Theodore; Lufrano, Richard. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 656 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3J; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 161 x 33. Weight in Grams: 922.
For four decades Sources of Chinese Tradition has served to introduce Western readers to Chinese civilization as it has been seen through basic writings and historical documents of the Chinese themselves. Now in its second edition, revised and extended through Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin-era China, this classic volume remains unrivaled for its wide selection of source readings on history, society, and thought in the world's largest nation. Award-winning China scholar Wm. Theodore de Bary-who edited the first edition in 1960-and his coeditor Richard Lufrano have revised and updated the second volume of Sources to reflect the interactions of ideas, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Series
Introduction to Asian Civilizations
Condition
New
Weight
946g
Number of Pages
656
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231112710
SKU
V9780231112710
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About William Theodore De Bary
Wm. Theodore de Bary is John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus at Columbia University, and Director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities. He has written extensively on Confucianism in East Asia, and is coeditor of the first edition of Sources of Chinese Tradition, as well as Sources of Japanese Tradition and Sources of Korean Tradition. Richard Lufrano ... Read more

Reviews for Sources of Chinese Tradition
If I were asked to recommend only one book for anyone who wishes to know something about Chinese culture, I would name, with a moment of hesitation, this new edition of Sources of Chinese Tradition.
Ying-shih Yu, Gordon Wu 1958 Professor of Chinese Studies and professor of history, Princeton University

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