Search: Asian Studies - South East Asia, 2006
Torbjörn Lodén University of Stockholm
This book provides an outline and an appraisal of Confucianism as a system of ideas and beliefs that evolved during the past 3 millennia and continue to do so. Its roots are traced back to pre-Confucian times, followed by a detaled examination of some 40 Confucian thinkers. It also describes the ...
Kwee Hui Kian
Edited by Rebecca Empson, University of Cambridge
How do prophets and prophecies influence decision-making processes, concepts of authority and ideas about causality and time? How can we talk about prophets and prophecy in the Mongolian cultural region when prophetic forms and people seem so varied? This book focuses on roles and distributed ...
Olof Lidin University of Copenhagen
In this remarkable and inspirational study, the author takes the view that ki can profitably be compared with European philosophy: in China, the ki thread appears as an original ‘primal ki’ (genki), which is the source of all things and affairs; in Europe, the thinking goes in the opposite ...
Urgunge Onon, University of Leeds
Urgunge Onon’s reminiscences offer a rare insight into the culture and lifestyle of a Daur Mongol in the first half of the twentieth century. He offers a wide spectrum of experiences from a disappearing world, including everyday family life, shamanist customs, the role of the bonesetter, wolf ...
Click a term to refine your current search.
Categories: all » Asian Studies - South East Asia
- Humanities (7)
- Asian Studies (7)
- English (7)
- Handbook (1)