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Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity

Moral Education and Economic Culture in Japan and the Four Mini-Dragons

Edited by Tu Wei-ming

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674160873

Publication Date: 03/01/1996

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432 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line-art, 7 tables

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Tu Wei-ming is Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Peking University, and Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies, Emeritus, Harvard University. He directed the Harvard-Yenching Institute from 1996 to 2008.

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