Rethinking confucianism: past and present in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam

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UCLA Asian Pacific Monograph Series, 2002 - Philosophy - 643 pages
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Contents

IntroductionBenjamin a Elman with John
1
Contesting
31
Examinations and Orthodoxy in Chos6n Dynasty Korea
65
Singular China and Plural Japan?
95
Classical Primordialism and the Historical Agendas
116
Footbinding as Female Inscription
147
Confucianism Reproduction and Gender
178
Gender and the Politics of Language in Chos6n Korea
220
Tokugawa Confucianism and Its Meiji Japan
370
Mapping a Vietnamese Confucian Past and Its Transition
397
Uses of Confucianism in Modern Korea
431
The Closing of the Confucian Perspective in China
463
Confucianism and Economic Development in South Korea
489
Rethinking Confucianism and NeoConfucianism
518
Bibliography
555
Contributors
601

Ritual and Order in Chos6n
292
Vietnamese Confucian Narratives
337
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