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Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Paul Ropp


The thirteen chapters in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate how an understanding of traditional China can enrich and broaden our own contemporary worldview.

Keywords: Chinese studies, China's past, Chinese civilization, traditional China, worldview

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780520064409
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520064409.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Ropp, editor