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Nobility and Civility

Asian Ideals of Leadership and the Common Good

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$26.50 • £21.95 • €24.00

ISBN 9780674015579

Publication Date: 10/15/2004


272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • 1. Confucius’ Noble Person
  • 2. The Noble Paths of Buddha and Rama
  • 3. Buddhist Spirituality and Chinese Civility
  • 4. Shōtoku’s Constitution and the Civil Order in Early Japan
  • 5. Chrysanthemum and Sword Revisited
  • 6. The New Leadership and Civil Society in Song China
  • 7. Civil and Military in Tokugawa Japan
  • 8. Citizen and Subject in Modern Japan
  • 9. “The People Renewed” in Twentieth-Century China
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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