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Chinese Ideas on Life and Death

Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period

By Michael Loewe

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| Hardcover | 9780041800012

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In his classic study of the cultural history of Han China, Michael Loewe uses both archaeological discoveries and written records to sketch the conceptual background of various artifacts of the Han period, and shows how ancient Chinese thought is as Continue

In his classic study of the cultural history of Han China, Michael Loewe uses both archaeological discoveries and written records to sketch the conceptual background of various artifacts of the Han period, and shows how ancient Chinese thought is as much informed by mythology as it is dependent on reason.

Originally published as Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220), this edition includes a new Preface that discusses relevant discoveries made since the first publication and an updated list of other works on relevant topics.

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Book Details

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  • English Books
  • Hardcover 236 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 004180001X
  • ISBN-13: 9780041800012
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Publish date: 1982-07-01
  • Dimensions: 0 mm x 903 mm x 1,289 mm
  • Also available as: Paperback
  • In other languages: other languages 繁體書
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