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Before Confucius : studies in the creation of the Chinese classics
AuthorShaughnessy, Edward L., 1952-
Pub. LocationAlbany, NYPublisherState University of New York Press
Date1997Phys. Desc.ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberPL2461.Z6 S46 1997
Before Confucius : studies in the creation of the Chinese classics / Edward L. Shaughnessy.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-245) and index.

Marriage, divorce and revolution : reading between the lines of the Book of changes -- "New" evidence on the Zhou conquest -- On the authenticity of the Bamboo annals -- The Duke of Zhou's retirement in the east and the beginnings of the minister-monarch debate in Chinese political philosophy -- The role of Grand Protector Shi in the consolidation of the Zhou conquest -- From liturgy to literature : the ritual contexts of the earliest poems in the Book of poetry -- The composition of "Qian" and "Kun" hexagrams of the Zhouyi -- How the poetess came to burn the royal chamber.

Subject(s)Chinese classics--History and criticism
China--Civilization--To 221 B.C.
SeriesSUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #14407
ISBN0791433781LCCN97-2449OCLC36315915