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Selfless offspring : filial children and social order in medieval China

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Title:Selfless offspring : filial children and social order in medieval China
Filial children and social order in early medieval China
Authors:Knapp, Keith Nathaniel
Keywords:Filial piety -- China
Confucian ethics
Parent and child -- China
Date Issued:c2005
Publisher:Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press
Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-291) and index.
1. Extended families and the triumph of Confucianism -- 2. The narratives: origins and uses -- 3. Accounts of filial offspring: models for emulation -- 4. Filial miracles and the survival of correlative Confucianism -- 5. Reverent caring -- 6. "Exceeding the rites": mourning and burial motifs -- 7. Filial daughters or surrogate sons?
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x, 300 p. ill. 24 cm
ISBN:0824828666 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Appears in Collections: UH Press Publications - China, Hong Kong (China) & Taiwan

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