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Worlds of bronze and bamboo : Sima Qian's conquest of history

Author: Grant Hardy
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sima Qian was China's first historian, and his Shiji has been an enormously influential resource to historians, literary scholars, and philosophers. Hardy juxtaposes Qian with the Greek historians,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Qian Sima
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Hardy
ISBN: 0231113048 9780231113045 0231113056 9780231113052
OCLC Number: 464971249
Description: 301 s
Contents: 1. Introduction: Why History? The Role of History in Chinese Culture Sima Qian and History 2. Representing the World The Structure of the MDUL Shiji MDNM Reading the Structure A Bamboo World 3. Microcosmic Reading I The Web of History Multiple Narrations 4. Microcosmic Reading II The Significance of Events Assessing Generalizations 5. Shaping the World Judgmental History The MDUL Shiji MDNM as a Hermeneutical Tool Transforming the World 6. Confucian Reading I Guiding Interpretation Chronicling the Sage 7. Confucian Reading II A World of Bronze Contesting the World 8. Understanding the World Fitting the Times The Limits of Rationality Knowing and Being Known Epilogue Notes Glossary Bibliography
Responsibility: Grant Hardy

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