Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: William Theodore De Bary
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2013-08-13
ISBN 10: 9780231109390
ISBN 13: 0231109393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

A collection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of China, this text provides a resource for scholars and students and an introduction for general readers.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: Wm. Theodore de Bary,Richard Lufrano
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2001-04-18
ISBN 10: 0231517998
ISBN 13: 9780231517997
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

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has served to introduce Western readers to Chinese civilization as it has been seen through basic writings and historical documents of the Chinese themselves.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, institutions, and historical events from the seventeenth century up to the present day. Beginning with Qing civilization and continuing to contemporary times, volume II brings together key source texts from more than three centuries of Chinese history, with opening essays by noted China authorities providing context for readers not familiar with the period in question. Here are just a few of the topics covered in this second volume of Sources of Chinese Tradition: Early Sino-Western contacts in the seventeenth century; Four centuries of Chinese reflections on differences between Eastern and Western civilizations; Nineteenth- and twentieth-century reform movements, with treatises on women's rights, modern science, and literary reform; Controversies over the place of Confucianism in modern Chinese society; The nationalist revolution—including readings from Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek; The communist revolution—with central writings by Mao Zedong; Works from contemporary China—featuring political essays from Deng Xiaoping and dissidents including Wei Jingsheng. With more than two hundred selections in lucid, readable translation by today's most renowned experts on Chinese language and civilization, Sources of Chinese Tradition will continue to be recognized as the standard for source readings on Chinese civilization, an indispensable learning tool for scholars and students of Asian civilizations.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: Wing-tsit Chan,Joseph Adler
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2000-01
ISBN 10: 9780231109390
ISBN 13: 0231109393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

A collection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of China, this text provides a resource for scholars and students and an introduction for general readers.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: William Theodore De Bary,WILLIAM THEODORE DEBARY
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 322
Release: 1964
ISBN 10: 9780231086035
ISBN 13: 0231086032
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

Translations of Chinese writings which demonstrate Chinese thought and philosophy from Confucianism to Maoism.

Sources of East Asian Tradition The modern period

Sources of East Asian Tradition  The modern period
Author: Wm. Theodore De Bary,William Theodore De Bary
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 1152
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9780231143233
ISBN 13: 0231143230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of East Asian Tradition The modern period Book Review:

In Sources of East Asian Tradition, Wm. Theodore de Bary offers a selection of essential readings from his immensely popular anthologies Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Korean Tradition, and Sources of Japanese Tradition so readers can experience a concise but no less comprehensive portrait of the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of East Asia. Volume 2 covers major events from 1600 to the present, including the initial contact of China, Korea, and Japan with the West; nineteenth- and twentieth-century reform movements in China, along with the Nationalist and Communist revolutions; Korea's encounter with imperialist Japan; and the Meiji Restoration, the emergence of political parties and liberalism, and the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars. De Bary maintains his trademark balance of source materials, including seminal readings in the areas of history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, thereby continuing his own tradition of providing an exceptional resource for teachers, scholars, students, and the general reader.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: William Theodore De Bary
Publsiher: New York : Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 976
Release: 1960
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B3893146
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: William Theodore De Bary,Wing-tsit Chan,Joseph Adler,Richard John Lufrano
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 998
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780231109383
ISBN 13: 0231109385
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

Chronologically presents Chinese civilization, covering antiquity figures such as Confucius, Mencius, and Laozi; the Han dynasty, including readings from the "I Jing"; the development of Buddhism, including Daoism and Mahayana Buddhism; Neo-Confucianism; and thought in late imperial China.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: Wm. Theodore De Bary,William Theodore De Bary,Burton Watson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 322
Release: 1964
ISBN 10: 9780231086028
ISBN 13: 0231086024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

This volume contains a chronological table of Chinese history beginning with 2852 B.C. up to A.D. 1849. In addition to presenting the major schools of classical philosophy, this volume discusses yin-yang theories of cosmology and geomancy and the rationale of monarchy and dynastic rule.

Sources of Korean Tradition

Sources of Korean Tradition
Author: Jennifer Crewe
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 480
Release: 1996-11-21
ISBN 10: 9780231515313
ISBN 13: 0231515316
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Korean Tradition Book Review:

Drawn from Peter H. Lee's Sourcebook of Korean Civilization, Volume I, this abridged introductory collection offers students and general readers primary readings in the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of Korea from ancient times through the sixteenth century. Sources of Korean Tradition is arranged according to the major epochs of Korean history, including sections on: Korean culture - its origins, writing, education, poetry, song, social life, and rituals; religion - the rise of Buddhism and Confucianism; the economy - the land, agriculture, commerce, and currency; and its changing political structures. A superb collection by the foremost scholars in the field, Sources of Korean Tradition is supplemented by a bibliography and prefaces by both editors. An impressive storehouse for the grand corpus of thought, beliefs, and customs held by people of Korea for centuries, this volume is a valuable companion for those interested in the history of Korea and East Asian studies.

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: William Theodore De Bary
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 976
Release: 1966
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:757353633
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

Sources of Chinese Tradition

Sources of Chinese Tradition
Author: Wm. Theodore De Bary,William Theodore De Bary,Burton Watson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 322
Release: 1964
ISBN 10: 9780231086028
ISBN 13: 0231086024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources of Chinese Tradition Book Review:

This volume contains a chronological table of Chinese history beginning with 2852 B.C. up to A.D. 1849. In addition to presenting the major schools of classical philosophy, this volume discusses yin-yang theories of cosmology and geomancy and the rationale of monarchy and dynastic rule.

Sources of Vietnamese Tradition

Sources of Vietnamese Tradition
Author: George Dutton,Jayne Werner,John K. Whitmore
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2012-09-18
ISBN 10: 0231511108
ISBN 13: 9780231511100
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sources of Vietnamese Tradition provides an essential guide to two thousand years of Vietnamese history and a comprehensive overview of the society and state of Vietnam. Strategic selections illuminate key figures, issues, and events while building a thematic portrait of the country's developing territory, politics, culture, and relations with neighbors. The volume showcases Vietnam's remarkable independence in the face of Chinese and other external pressures and respects the complexity of the Vietnamese experience both past and present. The anthology begins with selections that cover more than a millennium of Chinese dominance over Vietnam (111 B.C.E.–939 C.E.) and follows with texts that illuminate four centuries of independence ensured by the Ly, Tran, and Ho dynasties (1009–1407). The earlier cultivation of Buddhism and Southeast Asian political practices by the monarchy gave way to two centuries of Confucian influence and bureaucratic governance (1407–1600), based on Chinese models, and three centuries of political competition between the north and the south, resolving in the latter's favor (1600–1885). Concluding with the colonial era and the modern age, the volume recounts the ravages of war and the creation of a united, independent Vietnam in 1975. Each chapter features readings that reveal the views, customs, outside influences on, and religious and philosophical beliefs of a rapidly changing people and culture. Descriptions of land, society, economy, and governance underscore the role of the past in the formation of contemporary Vietnam and its relationships with neighboring countries and the West.

Sources of Japanese Tradition

Sources of Japanese Tradition
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1964
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015000030745
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sources of Japanese Tradition

Sources of Japanese Tradition
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 0231121393
ISBN 13: 9780231121392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Chinese Army Today

The Chinese Army Today
Author: Dennis J. Blasko
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2006-05-02
ISBN 10: 1135988773
ISBN 13: 9781135988777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Chinese Army Today Book Review:

The Chinese Army Today is a completely unique and comprehensive study of all elements of the Chinese military, focusing on its ground forces to a degree not found in any other contemporary works. In 1999, the military modernization program of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army that had been underway for twenty years increased in intensity and achieved a focus not seen in the previous two decades. Based primarily on actual Chinese sources, this book details the changes implemented since 1999 and puts them in the context of the many traditions that still remain. Written by a retired professional military officer who has served in China, this book presents the reader with the key developments since 1999. Its discussion on training and doctrine provides a level of detail not found in other works, but is essential to understanding the progress made in China’s military modernization and the obstacles yet to be overcome. The author uses first-hand observation of the Chinese military and three decades of military experience to weave many disparate threads from official Chinese statements, documents, and media reports into an integrated whole. This text defines exactly what forces make up the People’s Liberation Army and examines in detail ground force organization and structure, personnel policies, doctrine and training, new equipment entering the force, and missions routinely undertaken in support of society. This is an essential book for all students and scholars of China and Asia, political science and international relations and of contemporary military affairs and strategic studies.

Sources in Chinese History

Sources in Chinese History
Author: David G. Atwill,Yurong Y. Atwill
Publsiher: Pearson College Division
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2010
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015080873154
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sources in Chinese History Book Review:

The format of Sources in Chinese History assumes the use of outside readings or a textbook, but for the more adventurous it could also be used as a standalone sourcebook. Each chapter begins with a short introductory essay that examines a key event, personage, or theme from the period covered by the chapter. In addition, the authors have selected perspectives that help to orient the student to the issues, trends and challenges of each particular period, and hope that the different viewpoints presented will lead students to rethink the way in which historical events are commonly understood.

Interpreting Islam in China

Interpreting Islam in China
Author: Kristian Petersen
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 0190634340
ISBN 13: 9780190634346
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interpreting Islam in China Book Review:

During the early modern period, Muslims in China began to embrace the Chinese characteristics of their heritage. Several scholar-teachers began to incorporate tenets from traditional Chinese education into their promotion of Islamic knowledge. As a result, some Sino-Muslims established aneducational network, the scripture hall educational system (jingtang jiaoyu), which utilized an Islamic curriculum made up of Arabic, Persian, and Chinese works. The corpus of Chinese Islamic texts written in this system is collectively labeled the Han Kitab. Interpreting Islam in China explores the Sino-Islamic intellectual tradition through the works of some its brightest luminaries, in order to identify and explicate pivotal transitions in their engagement with the Islamic tradition. Three prominent Sino-Muslim authors are used to illustratetransformations within this tradition, Wang Daiyu (1590-1658), Liu Zhi (1670-1724), and Ma Dexin (1794-1874).Kristian Petersen puts these scholars in dialogue and demonstrates the continuities and departures within this tradition. Through an analysis of their writings on the subjects of pilgrimage,scripture, and language, he considers several questions: How malleable are religious categories and why are they variously interpreted across time? How do changing historical circumstances affect the interpretation of religious beliefs and practices? How do individuals navigate multiple sources ofauthority? How do practices inform belief? Overall, he shows, these authors presented an increasingly universalistic portrait of Islam through which Sino-Muslims were encouraged to participate within the global community of Muslims in both theological and experiential spaces. The growing emphasis onperforming the pilgrimage to Mecca, comprehensive knowledge of the Qur'an, and personal knowledge of Arabic further stimulated communal engagement. Petersen demonstrates that the integration of Sino-Muslims within a growing global environment, where international travel and communication wasincreasingly possible, was accompanied by the rising self-awareness of a universally engaged Muslim community.

The Qing Dynasty and Traditional Chinese Culture

The Qing Dynasty and Traditional Chinese Culture
Author: Richard J. Smith
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2015-10-23
ISBN 10: 1442221941
ISBN 13: 9781442221949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Qing Dynasty and Traditional Chinese Culture Book Review:

The Qing dynasty (1636–1912)—a crucial bridge between “traditional” and “modern” China—was remarkable for its expansiveness and cultural sophistication. This engaging and insightful history of Qing political, social, and cultural life traces the complex interaction between the Inner Asian traditions of the Manchus, who conquered China in 1644, and indigenous Chinese cultural traditions. Noted historian Richard J. Smith argues that the pragmatic Qing emperors presented a “Chinese” face to their subjects who lived south of the Great Wall and other ethnic faces (particularly Manchu, Mongolian, Central Asian, and Tibetan) to subjects in other parts of their vast multicultural empire. They were attracted by many aspects of Chinese culture, but far from being completely “sinicized” as many scholars argue, they were also proud of their own cultural traditions and interested in other cultures as well. Setting Qing dynasty culture in historical and global perspective, Smith shows how the Chinese of the era viewed the world; how their outlook was expressed in their institutions, material culture, and customs; and how China’s preoccupation with order, unity, and harmony contributed to the civilization’s remarkable cohesiveness and continuity. Nuanced and wide-ranging, his authoritative book provides an essential introduction to late imperial Chinese culture and society.

Social History of China

Social History of China
Author: Deshan Xiong
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN 10: 1938368266
ISBN 13: 9781938368264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social History of China Book Review:

The book was written by the past Historian, Professor Xiong Deshan. It explained the origin and development of China civilization from the point of view of economy and society by making full use of archaeology materials and deep analysis of the long and slow development of Chinese society. For the researchers on China history and social history, it could be an important reference. Published by SCPG Publishing Corporation and distributed by World Scientific for all markets except China

Sourcebook of Korean Civilization

Sourcebook of Korean Civilization
Author: Peter H. Lee
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2010-06-01
ISBN 10: 9780231515290
ISBN 13: 0231515294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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-- Wm. Theodore de Bary