Guanzi: Political, Economic, and Philosophical Essays from Early China

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Named for the famous Chinese minister of state, Guan Zhong (d. 645 b.c.), the Guanzi is one of the largest collections of ancient Chinese writings still in existence. With this volume, W. Allyn Rickett completes the first full translation of the Guanzi into English. This represents a truly monumental effort, as the Guanzi is a long and notoriously difficult work. It was compiled in its present form about 26 b.c. by the Han dynasty scholar Liu Xiang and the surviving text consists of some seventy-six anonymous essays dating ...

Guanzi: Political, Economic, and Philosophical Essays from Early China 1998, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691048161

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