This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first published in and is Fei’s chief theoretical statement about the distinctive. Anna Sun In Review | Books From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society. A Translation of Fei Xiaotong’s Xiangtu Zhongguo, trans., with an introduction. This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and.
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Account Options Sign in. Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting My library Help Advanced Book Search. University of California Pr Amazon. From the Soil, the Foundations of Chinese Society: HamiltonZheng Wang.
University of California Press- History – pages. This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first published in and is Fei’s chief theoretical statement about the distinctive characteristics of Chinese society. Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Crom societies, thereby conveying the essential features of both.
Fei shows how these unique features reflect and are reflected in the moral and ethical characters of people in these societies.
From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society by Fei Xiaotong
This profound, challenging book is both succinct and accessible. In its first complete English-language edition, it is likely to have a wide impact on Western social theorists.
Hamilton and Wang Zheng’s translation captures Fei’s jargonless, straightforward style of writing. Their introduction describes Fei’s education and career as a sociologist, the fate of his writings on and off the Mainland, and the sociological significance of his analysis.
The translators’ epilogue highlights the social reforms for China that Fei drew from his analysis and advocated in a companion text written in the same period.
Selected pages Title Page. The Differential Mode of Association.
From the Soil by Xiaotong Fei – Paperback – University of California Press
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