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These essays examine the relation of society and the state or, more broadly, the place of political action in society and in the history of Sung China. Connections between intellectual change and sociopolitical change are a consistent focus; attitudes toward history and problems of authority are a recurrent concern. The authors suggest new kinds of continuity between the disparate intellectual worlds of Northern and Southern Sung China. Their findings have important implications for our understanding of the neo-Confucian movement in Sung history and of the Sung in the history of Chinese ideas about politics and social action.
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Robert P. Hymes is Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University. Conrad Schirokauer is Professor Emeritus of History at the City College of the City University of New York.
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Book Description 1993. Asia, China. University of California Press. Very gooid - near fine cloth and dust jacket 437p. Seller Inventory # -459522588
Book Description University of California Press, 1993. Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. , 850grams, ISBN:0520076915. Seller Inventory # 7131390
Book Description University of California Press, Berkeley, 1993. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Very good hardback copy in very good dustjacket in protective cover. Previous owner's bookplate inside cover. xiv, 437pp. Seller Inventory # 024777