Five & quote ; Confucian & quote ; Classics (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Five & quote ; Confucian & quote ; Classics

Author: Michael Nylan
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The Five Classics associated with Confucius formed the core curriculum in the education of Chinese literati throughout most of the imperial period. In this book Michael Nylan offers a sweeping assessment of these ancient texts and shows how their influence spread across East Asia. Nylan begins by tracing the formation of the Five Classics canon in the pre-Han and Han periods, 206 B.C.A.D. 220, revising standard  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Nylan
ISBN: 0300081855 9780300081855
OCLC Number: 952731747
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages)
Responsibility: Nylan, Michael.

Abstract:

The Five Classics associated with Confucius formed the core curriculum in the education of Chinese literati in the imperial period. In this work Michael Nylan offers a sweeping assessment of these  Read more...

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"A critical yet informed revisionist view of the Five Classics that will receive wide attention and acclaim." David R. Knechtges, University of Washington

 
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