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Heritage of China : contemporary perspectives on Chinese civilization

Author: Paul S Ropp; Timothy Hugh Barrett; et al
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Ropp; Timothy Hugh Barrett; et al
ISBN: 0520064402 9780520064409
OCLC Number: 760417548
Description: xxi, 369 p. : ilus. ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Western Perceptions of China from the Late Sixteenth Century to the Present, Jonathan Spence2. Early Civilization in China: Reflections on How it Became Chinese, David. N. Keightley3. The Evolution of Government in China, Jack L. Dull4. Sage Kings and Laws in the Chinese and Greek Traditions, Karen Turner5. The Confucian Tradition in Chinese History, Tu Wei-ming6. Religious Traditions in Chinese Civilization, T. H. Barrett7. Science and Medicine in Chinese History, Nathan Sivin8. Women, Marriage and the Family in Chinese History, Patricia Ebrey9. Chinese Economic History in Comparative Perspective, Albert Feuerwerker10. Modern Chinese Social History in Comparative Perspective, William T. Rowe11. Chinese Art and its Impact on the West, Michael Sullivan12. Poetry in the Chinese Tradition, Stephen Owen13. The Distinctive Art of Chinese Fiction, Paul S. Ropp
Responsibility: Contributors T.H. Barrett ... [et al.].
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"This volume succeeds at an almost impossible task--a review of over two millennia of Chinese history and culture (chiefly premodern) in thirteen substantial essays. . . . The result is a collection Read more...

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