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China Insights

A Concise Reader of Chinese Culture

Authors: Gan, Chunsong

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  • Concisely illustrates Chinese culture from a variety of perspectives, making it of interest to scholars and general readers alike
  • Brings together the most representative findings of prominent experts on traditional Chinese culture, while also reflecting classic arguments from academia
  • Makes Chinese culture easily accessible for non-Chinese readers 
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This book uses the mutual interactions between Chinese and Western culture as a point of departure in order to concisely introduce the origins and evolution of Chinese culture at the aspects of constitution, thinking, values and atheistic. This book also analyzes utensil culture, constitution culture and ideology culture, which were perfected by absorbing classic arguments from academia. As such, the book offers an essential guide to understanding the development, civilization and key ideologies in Chinese history, and will thus help to promote Chinese culture and increase cultural awareness.

About the authors

Chunsong Gan (1965-) born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province. He is Ph.D. in Philosophy, and currently a professor at Peking University. His other duties include standing vice president of Chinese Confucius Academy and Thaishan Scholar at Chinese Research Institute of Confucius. His main research fields are Confucianism; ideology and culture in China. He published about 14 monographs and 18 papers. His major works include Constitutional Confucianism, Back to Wangdao: Confucianism and World Order, etc.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-8867-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8866-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Concise Reader of Chinese Culture
Authors
Series Title
China Insights
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
China Social Sciences Press
Distribution Rights
No distribution rights for the Mainland of China
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-8867-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-8867-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-8866-8
Series ISSN
2363-7579
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 289
Number of Illustrations
58 b/w illustrations
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