Classics of Eastern Thought / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155076556
  • Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Foundations: The Classical World: 4000 B.C. to A.D. 300 1
Vedic Hymns 7
The Book of Songs 15
Sermon at the Deer Park 30
The Bhagavad Gita 39
The Analects 50
Tao Te Ching 58
The Art of War 67
Arthasastra 81
The Classic of Filial Piety (Hsiao Ching) 91
Lessons for Women 101
Discussion Questions 112
Pt. II Expanding Horizons: Challenges to the Classical Heritage: A.D. 300 to 1350 116
Peach Blossom Spring 123
The Perfect Bride 126
The Travels of Sanudasa the Merchant 131
The Pure Land 144
Cold Mountain Poems 149
The Poetry of Li Po and Tu Fu 160
Man'yoshu: A Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves 174
Appraisal of Women on a Rainy Night 189
Reflections of Things at Hand 207
The Poetry of Yi Kyu Bo 218
Gitagovinda 224
The Romance of the Western Chamber 232
Confessions of Lady Nijo 256
Discussion Questions 270
Pt. III In the Long Tradition: The Crisis of the Classical Cultures: A.D. 1350 to 1750 274
Kanehira 280
Songs of Kabir 293
Inquiry on the Great Learning 299
Sacred Writings of the Sikhs 309
Akbar Nama 317
Journey to the West 324
Hagakure 330
The Dream of the Red Chamber 341
Treasury of Loyal Retainers 358
The Scholars 376
Discussion Questions 397
Pt. IV Modernization and Tradition: Harmony in a New Era: A.D. 1750 to the Present 400
The Sorrows of Misfortune 408
On the Burning of Widows 415
The Tale of Kieu 425
Letter of Moral Admonition to Queen Victoria 442
Confucius as a Social Reformer and the Age of Great Unity 449
Hind Swaraj 458
Kokoro 468
Amadman's Diary 483
An Outline for the Reconstruction of Japan 496
Family 505
The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence 525
On the People's Democratic Dictatorship 530
Ikiru 544
Bird of Passage 587
What Is India? 602
Waiting for the Mahatma 609
Discussion Questions 618
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