Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia: Critical Reflections (Hardback)Kyong-Dong Kim (author)
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This book considers the actual historical significance of Confucianism in the modernization of the three nations in this region, China, Korea, and Japan through the nineteenth century and early twentieth century to the aftermath of the end of World War II. Examining the existing literature dealing with how Confucianism has been viewed in connection with modernization, it provides insight into western attitudes towards Confucianism and the changes in perceptions relative to Asia in the very process of modernization itself.
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
Number of pages: 267
Weight: 4804 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 18 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
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