|Manufacturing Confucianism : Chinese traditions & universal civilization|
|Author||Jensen, Lionel M.|
|Pub. Location||Durham, NC||Publisher||Duke University Press|
|Date||1997||Phys. Desc.||xv, 444 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Hallway Cases||Call Number||BL1852.J45 1997|
|Manufacturing Confucianism : Chinese traditions & universal civilization / Lionel M. Jensen.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -420) and index.
Introduction: Confucius, Kongzi and the modern imagination.
Part One. The Manufacture of Confucius and Confucianism:
The Jesuits, Confucius, and the Chinese -- There and back again: the Jesuits and their texts in China and Europe -- Interlude: the meaning and end of Confucianism: a meditation on conceptual dependence.
Part Two. Making sense of Ru and making up Kongzi:
Ancient texts, modern narratives: nationalism, archaism, and the reinvention of Ru --
Particular is universal: Hu Shi, Ru, and the Chinese transcendence of nationalism.
Epilogue: At century’s end: ecumenical nativism and the economy of delight.