The Five "Confucian" Classics

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Yale University Press, 2001 - Religion - 402 pages
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The five classics associated with Confucius formed the core curriculum in the education of the Chinese literati in the Imperial period. In this work Michael Nylan offers a sweeping critical assessment of these ancient texts.

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Michael Nylan is Caroline H. Robbins Chair of History at Bryn Mawr College.

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