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Author Balazs, Etienne, 1905-1963.

Title Chinese civilization and bureaucracy : variations on a theme / Etienne Balazs ; translated by H. M. Wright ; edited by Arthur F. Wright
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1964

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Description xix, 309 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Significant aspects of Chinese society -- China as a permanently bureaucratic society -- Chinese feudalism -- The birth of capitalism in China -- Fairs in China -- Chinese towns -- Marco Polo in the capital of China -- Evolution of landownership in fourth- and fifth-century China -- Landownership in China from the fourth to the fourteenth century -- History as a guide to bureaucratic practice -- Tradition and revolution in China -- Two songs by Ts'ao Ts'ao -- Political philosophy and social crisis at the end of the Han dynasty -- Nihilistic revolt or mystical escapism -- The first Chinese materialist -- A forerunner of Wang An-shih
Analysis China Civilization
Notes "Sponsored by the East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, and the Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University."
Essays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Penny Miller in memory of Bill Brugger
Issuing Body Sponsored by the East Asian Research Centre, Harvard University, and the Council of East Asian Studies, Yale University
Subject Wright, Arthur F., 1913-1976.
China -- Civilization.
Author Wright, Arthur F., 1913-1976.
LC no. 64020909