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Limits to autocracy

from Sung Neo-Confucianism to a doctrine of political rights

by Alan Thomas Wood

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- China -- History.,
    • Neo-Confucianism.,
    • China -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-254) and index.

      StatementAlan T. Wood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA84.C6 W66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278106M
      ISBN 100824817036
      LC Control Number95009836

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