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Traces of the sage : monument, materiality, and the first temple of Confucius

Author: James A Flath
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Series: Spatial habitus (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The temple of Confucius (Kong Temple) in Qufu is the definitive monument to the world's greatest sage. From its humble origins deep in China's past, the home of Confucius grew in size and stature under the auspices of almost every major dynasty until it was the largest and most richly endowed temple in the Ming and Qing empires. The decline of state-sponsored ritualism in the twentieth century triggered a profound  Read more...
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Named Person: Qiu Kong; Tempel
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Flath
ISBN: 9780824853709 0824853709
OCLC Number: 921995043
Description: xix, 290 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Kong Temple as structure --
Ritual as material culture --
Kong Temple as space --
Kong Temple and the modern politics of culture --
Kong Temple Inc.
Series Title: Spatial habitus (Series)
Responsibility: James A. Flath.

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The Temple of Confucius (Kong Temple) is the definitive monument to the world's greatest sage. Traces of the Sage is the first comprehensive account of the history and material culture of Kong  Read more...

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