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The Huainanzi

A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in Early Han China

The Huainanzi( )
Author: Liu, An
Queen, Sarah A.
Roth, Harold D.
Major, John S.
Editor: Meyer, Andrew Seth
As told to: Puett, Michael
Murray, Judson
Series title:Translations from the Asian Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $228.00
Book Description:

Compiled by scholars at the court of Liu An, king of Huainan, in the second century B.C.E, The Huainanzi is a tightly organized, sophisticated articulation of Western Han philosophy and statecraft. Outlining "all that a modern monarch needs to know," the text emphasizes rigorous self-cultivation and mental discipline, brilliantly synthesizing for readers past and present the full spectrum of early Chinese thought. The Huainanzi locates the key to successful...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Taoism
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.1 x 24 x 6.523 cm
Book Weight:1.584 Kilograms

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