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Confucian China and its Modern Fate

Volume One: The Problem of Intellectual Continuity, 1st Edition

By Joseph R. Levenson

Routledge

248 pages

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First published in 1958

These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art, philosophy, religion and economic, political, and social change. Volume One includes:

· The critique of Idealism

· Science and Ch'ing empiricism

· The Ming style, in society and art

· Confucianism and the end of the Taoist connection

· Eclecticism in the area of native Chinese choices

· T'i and Yung

· The Chin-Wen School and the classical sanction

· The modern Ku-Wen opposition to Chin-Wen reformism

· The role of nationalism

· Communism

· Western powers and Chinese revolutions

· Language change and the problem of continuity

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS003000
HISTORY / Asia / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies