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Harvard East Asian Series 84

The Limits of Change

Essays on Conservative Alternatives in Republican China

Edited by Charlotte Furth

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ISBN 9780674332966

Publication Date: 01/01/1976

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  • I. Introductory Perspectives: The Conservative Idea and Chinese Realities
    • 1. Notes on Conservatism in General and in China in Particular [Benjamin I. Schwartz]
    • 2. Culture and Politics in Modern Chinese Conservatism [Charlotte Furth]
  • II. National Essence
    • 3. National Essence and the New Intelligentsia [Laurence A. Schneider]
    • 4. Liu Shih-p’ei and National Essence [Martin Bernal]
    • 5. The Sage as Rebel: The Inner World of Chang Ping-lin [Charlotte Furth]
    • 6. The Suicide of Liang Chi: An Ambiguous Case of Moral Conservatism [Lin Yü-sheng]
  • III. Political Modernization Against Revolutionary Politics
    • 7. The Hung-hsien Emperor as a Modernizing Conservative [Ernest P. Young]
    • 8. The Kuomintang in the 1930s [Lloyd E. Eastman]
  • IV. The New Confucianism of the Post May Fourth Era
    • 9. The Conservative as Sage: Liang Shu-ming [Guy Alitto]
    • 10. Hsiung Shih-Ii’s Quest for Authentic Existence [Tu Wei-ming]
    • 11. New Confucianism and the Intellectual Crisis of Contemporary China [Hao Chang]
  • V. Modern Historicism and the Limits of Change
    • 12. T’ao Hsi-sheng: The Social Limits of Change [Arif Dirlik]
    • 13. Chou Tso-jen: A Scholar Who Withdrew [David E. Pollard]
  • Contributors
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Index

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