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Envisioning eternal empire : Chinese political thought of the Warring States era / Yuri Pines.

Author/Creator:
Pines, Yuri.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 311 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Political culture -- China -- History.
Political science -- China -- Philosophy -- History.
China -- History -- Warring States, 403-221 B.C.
China -- Politics and government -- To 221 B.C.
Contents:
Ritual figureheads
Ways of monarchism
The search for the ideal ruler
An omnipotent rubber stamp
The rise of the Shi
To serve or not to serve
Shi and the rulers
Ruling for the people
"Full bellies, empty hearts"
The legacy of the Warring States.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-295) and index.
ISBN:
9780824832759 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0824832752 (hard cover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
252919373
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