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RoutledgeCurzon encyclopedia of Confucianism

Author: Xinzhong Yao
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: RoutledgeCurzon encyclopedias of religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This unique reference covers Confucianism as a whole, in 1235 entries on its history, doctrines, schools, rituals, sacred places and terminology, and on the new thinking taking place in China and other Eastern Asian countries. Written by an international team of specialists, it provides extensive textual cross-references, bibliographies, and three comprehensive indexes.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xinzhong Yao
ISBN: 0700711996 9780700711994 0415306523 9780415306522 0415306531 9780415306539 9780415515221 041551522X
OCLC Number: 50270841
Description: 2 volumes (xix, 932 pages) ; 26 cm.
Contents: v. 1. A --
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Series Title: RoutledgeCurzon encyclopedias of religion.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Confucianism
Responsibility: edited by Xinzhong Yao.


1235 entries give full information on the history, doctrines, schools, rituals, sacred places and terminology of Confucianism, as well as on its transformation in China and other East Asian countries.
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