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Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Ying-shih Yü


The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary oeuvre to English-speaking readers. Spanning two thousand years of social, intellectual, and political change, the essays in these volumes investigate two central questions through all aspects of Chinese life: what core values sustained this ancient civilization through centuries of upheaval, and in what ways did these values survive in modern times?

Keywords: China, History, Chinese history, Intellectual History, Chinese Intellectual History, Chinese Culture, Chinese Religions, Comparative History

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780231178600
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001


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Ying-shih Yü, author

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