Confucian China and its Modern Fate: Volume Two: The Problem of Monarchical Decay, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Confucian China and its Modern Fate

Volume Two: The Problem of Monarchical Decay, 1st Edition

By Joseph R. Levenson

Routledge

200 pages

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First published in 1964

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 Two includes:

· The Republic: Confucianism and Monarchism interwoven

· Confucianism and Monarchy: The basic confrontation

· The evolution of the Confucian Bureaucratic personality

· The limits of despotic control

· Monarch and people

· The Taiping Relation to Confucianism

· The Japanese and Chinese monarchical mystiques

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS003000
HISTORY / Asia / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies