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Title On sacred grounds [electronic resource] : culture, society, politics, and the formation of the cult of Confucius / Thomas A. Wilson, editor.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2002.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 424 p. : ill., maps, plates, music ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 217
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 217.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Rites and music. Ritualizing Confucius/Kongzi: the family and state cults of the sage of culture in Imperial China / Thomas A. Wilson ; Destroying Confucius: iconoclasm in the Confucian temple / Deborah Sommer ; Musical Confucianism: the case of 'Jikong yuewu' / Joseph S.C. Lam -- Pt. 2. Imagining Confucius. The genesis of Kongzi in ancient narrative: the figurative as historical / Lionel M. Jensen ; Varied views of the sage: illustrated narratives of the life of Confucius / Julia K. Murray -- Pt. 3. Politics and society. The cultural politics of autocracy: the Confucius temple and Ming despotism, 1368-1530 / Huang Chin-shing ; The Kongs of Qufu: power and privilege in late Imperial China / Abigail Lamberton -- Pt. 4. The past in the present. Knowledge, organization, and symbolic capital: two temples to Confucius in Gansu / Jun Jing ; The Confucius temple tragedy of the Cultural Revolution / Wang Liang.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2014. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Confucianism -- Rituals.
Added Author Wilson, Thomas A., 1954-
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 0674009614 (DLC) 2002027570

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