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Cosmology and Political Culture in Early China

ISBN-10: 0521027497

ISBN-13: 9780521027496

Edition: 2006

Authors: Aihe Wang, Patrick Hannan, Denis Twitchett

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Description:

This reinterpretation of the formative stages of Chinese culture and history traces the central role played by cosmology in the formation of China's early empires.
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of illustrations
List of tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Sifang and the center: the cosmology of the ruling clan
Wuxing: cosmology in historical transition
Moralizing cosmology and transforming imperial sovereignty
Contesting emperorship: the center of the cosmos and pivot of power
Conclusion: cosmology and power reconsidered
List of abbreviations
Works cited
Index