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The Book of Lord Shang

Apologetics of State Power in Early China

The Book of Lord Shang( )
Author: Yang, Shang
Edited and Translated by: Pines, Yuri
Series title:Translations from the Asian Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-54233-3
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.99
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Compiled in China in the fourth-third centuries B.C.E., The Book of Lord Shang argues for a new powerful government to penetrate society and turn every man into a diligent tiller and valiant soldier. Creating a "rich state and a strong army” will be the first step toward unification of "All-under-Heaven.” These ideas served the state of Qin that eventually created the first imperial polity on Chinese soil. In this new translation, The Book of Lord...
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