Hoobler, Thomas (Book - 2004)

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This account of the historical development of Confucianism presents the basic tenets of Confucian thought, traces its evolution in response to the events of Chinese history, and examines its enduring relevance to the contemporary world. Resources, photographs, and illustrations round out this study.
Authors: Hoobler, Thomas
Title: Confucianism
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2004
Edition: Updated ed
Characteristics: 128 p. :,ill., map ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler
Contents: Introduction: The modern Confucian world
Confucius and his time
The development of Confucianism
The influence of Confucianism spreads
Confucian literature
Rituals and standards of conduct
A crisis for Confucianism
Confucianism into the Twenty-First Century
Additional Contributors: Hoobler, Dorothy
ISBN: 0816057281
Branch Call Number: j 299.512 H776c 2004
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 125) and index
Subject Headings: China Civilization Juvenile literature China Religion Juvenile literature Confucianism Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Confucianism
LCCN: 2004043250
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Long dismissed as irrelevant by Communist China, Confucianism is experiencing a new resurgence in China and around the globe. So-called New Confucianists seek to find a unity between their religion and the modern world, rejecting any form of cultural isolationism.

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