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Sources of East Asian Tradition:, Volume 1: Premodern Asia; Sources of East Asian Tradition, Volume 2: The Modern Period

NEW YORK: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2008. 1120 PAGES, ISBN: 978-0231143059, PAPERBACK 1120 PAGES, ISBN: 978-0231143233, PAPERBACK Reviewed by Ronnie Littlejohn Professors, high school teachers, and students who study East Asian history, philosophy, politics, education, and religion will welcome this new two volume collection representing one more stage in Ted de Bary’s project, begun in 1958, to make primary materials on East Asia available in English. In Sources of East Asian...

Book Review, Resources

Taoism: The Enduring Tradition

BY RUSSELL KIRKLAND NEW YORK AND LONDON: ROUTLEDGE/TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, 2004 304 PAGES ISBN 0-415-26321-2 HARD COVER 0-415-26322-0 PAPERBACK Russell Kirkland has offered those of us who teach about Chinese philosophy and religion an excellent introduction to Daoism. Taoism: The Enduring Tradition will be especially useful to an instructor because the author uses his wide-ranging knowledge of the history and practice of Daoism, and of the Daoist literary canon, to provide corrective...

Columns, Film Review

The Confucian Tradition

This video on The Confucian Tradition is part of the Columbia University project on Asia in the Core Curriculum of Colleges and Schools. The video production was funded by the Annenberg/CPB Project, the Henry Luce Foundation, and the Department of Education...