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The Emergence of China
From Confucius to the Empire
E. Bruce Brooks, A. Taeko Brooks

Warring States Project



Contents

• Preface
• Contents
• Introduction
• CHAPTER 1: Antiquity
• The Myth of Gwan Jung, a Methodological Moment
• Confucius' Father
• CHAPTER 2: The Economy
• The Land Tax
• Universal Sovereignty, a Methodological Moment
• Agrarian Primitivism
• CHAPTER 3: The State
• Philosophical Interactions
• Concepts of Change
• CHAPTER 4: War
• A Plan for Peace
• Defense
• CHAPTER 5: The Civilian Elite
• Recruitment
• Sywndz, a Methodological Moment
• CHAPTER 6: The People
• Non-Sinitic Persons, ending in a Methodological Moment
• Populism, the people's right of criticism, ending in Confucius's verdict on the idea
• The Human Nature Debate
• CHAPTER 7: Transcendence
• Deep Reality, a Methodological Moment
• The Limits of Transcendence
• CHAPTER 8: The Empire
• The Question of Feudalism
• The Resurgence of Chu
• APPARATUS
• Major Events
• Text Chronology
• Romanization Table
• Works Cited
• Passages Translated
• Subject Index

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