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Author Helle, Horst Jürgen.
Title China [electronic resource] : promise or threat? : a comparison of cultures / by Horst J. Hell.
Publication Info Brill : Boston, [2016]



Descript 1 online resource.
Contents Foreword: a fascination with china / by David Fasenfest -- Preface -- Introduction: the goal of this book -- Familism : a threat to the environment -- Exchanges of threats : the opium wars -- China and the US : a balance of power? -- Religions: core components of cultures -- Religious vitality in contemporary China -- Max Weber's view of religion in China -- Daoism : China's native religion -- Oracle-bones : the mandate of heaven -- Confucius : recapture the lost splendor -- The West : individualism at its limits -- China : the kinship society -- China : a threatening promise to the West -- References -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9789004330603 (e-book)
9789004298200 (hardback : alk. paper)
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Author Helle, Horst Jürgen.
Series Studies in critical social sciences ; Volume 96
Subject China -- Social conditions.
China -- Cultural policy -- History.
China -- Social life and customs.
China -- Religion.
China -- Foreign relations.
Descript 1 online resource.
Contents Foreword: a fascination with china / by David Fasenfest -- Preface -- Introduction: the goal of this book -- Familism : a threat to the environment -- Exchanges of threats : the opium wars -- China and the US : a balance of power? -- Religions: core components of cultures -- Religious vitality in contemporary China -- Max Weber's view of religion in China -- Daoism : China's native religion -- Oracle-bones : the mandate of heaven -- Confucius : recapture the lost splendor -- The West : individualism at its limits -- China : the kinship society -- China : a threatening promise to the West -- References -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9789004330603 (e-book)
9789004298200 (hardback : alk. paper)
Author Helle, Horst Jürgen.
Series Studies in critical social sciences ; Volume 96
Subject China -- Social conditions.
China -- Cultural policy -- History.
China -- Social life and customs.
China -- Religion.
China -- Foreign relations.

Subject China -- Social conditions.
China -- Cultural policy -- History.
China -- Social life and customs.
China -- Religion.
China -- Foreign relations.
Descript 1 online resource.
Contents Foreword: a fascination with china / by David Fasenfest -- Preface -- Introduction: the goal of this book -- Familism : a threat to the environment -- Exchanges of threats : the opium wars -- China and the US : a balance of power? -- Religions: core components of cultures -- Religious vitality in contemporary China -- Max Weber's view of religion in China -- Daoism : China's native religion -- Oracle-bones : the mandate of heaven -- Confucius : recapture the lost splendor -- The West : individualism at its limits -- China : the kinship society -- China : a threatening promise to the West -- References -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9789004330603 (e-book)
9789004298200 (hardback : alk. paper)

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