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Genealogy of the Way: The Construction and Uses of the Confucian Tradition in Late Imperial China
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  • Thomas A. Wilson, Hamilton College
Type of Work
Book
Publication Date
1-1-1995
Publisher
Stanford University Press
ISBN
9780804724258
Abstract

Beginning in the Southern Sung, one Confucian sect gradually came to dominate literati culture and, by the Ming dynasty, was canonized as state orthodoxy. This book is a historical and textual critique of the process by which claims to exclusive possession of the truth came to serve power.

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Citation Information
Thomas A. Wilson. Genealogy of the Way: The Construction and Uses of the Confucian Tradition in Late Imperial China. Stanford, CA, USA(1995)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/thomas-wilson/10/