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From the soil, the foundations of Chinese society : a translation of Fei Xiaotong's Xiangtu Zhongguo, with an introduction and epilogue /

by Gary G. Hamilton and Wang Zheng.

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Main Author: Fei, Xiaotong.
Other Names: Hamilton, Gary G. | Wang, Zheng,
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Topics: SOCIAL SCIENCE - Anthropology - Cultural. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Public Policy - Cultural Policy. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Popular Culture. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Sociology - General.
Regions: China - Social conditions. | China.
Online Access: Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Uniform Title: Xiang tu Zhongguo. English
Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 160 pages)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780520912489 (electronic bk.)
0520912489 (electronic bk.)
0585104360 (electronic bk.)
9780585104362 (electronic bk.)



Summary: This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China's finest social scientist, was first published in 1947 and is Fei's chief theoretical statement about the distinctive characteristics of Chinese society. Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Western societies, thereby conveying the essential features of both. Fei shows how these unique features reflect and are reflected in the moral and ethical characters of people in these societies. This profound, challenging book is both succinct and ac.
Notes: Translation of: Xiang tu Zhongguo.
Other Names: Hamilton, Gary G.
Wang, Zheng, 1952-

More Details for: From the soil, the foundations of Chines