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Confucianism and family rituals in imperial China : a social history of writing about rites
AuthorEbrey, Patricia Buckley, 1947-
Pub. LocationPrinceton, N.J.PublisherPrinceton University Press
Date1991Phys. Desc.x, 272 p. ; 25 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberGN635.C5 E28 1991
Confucianism and family rituals in imperial China : a social history of writing about rites / Patricia Buckley Ebrey.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-264) and index.

Early Confucian discourse on family rites -- Redesigning ancestral rites for a new elite in the eleventh century -- Combating heterodoxy and vulgarity in weddings and funerals -- Chu Hsi's authorship of the Family rituals -- Orthodoxy of Chu Hsi's Family rituals -- Revised versions of the Family rituals written during the Ming Dynasty -- Intellectuals' reevaluation of the Family rituals in the Ch'ing Dynasty -- Confucian texts and the performance of rituals.

Subject(s)China--Social life and customs
Confucianism--China--Rituals
Manners and customs--China
Zhu Xi 朱熹, 1130-1200. Jiali 家禮--History and criticism
Rites and ceremonies--China
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #4346
ISBN0691031509LCCN91-7488OCLC23082034