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The Resource The "I Ching" : a biography, Richard J. Smith

The "I Ching" : a biography, Richard J. Smith

Label
The "I Ching" : a biography
Title
The "I Ching"
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The I Ching originated in China as a divination manual more than three thousand years ago. In 136 BCE the emperor declared it a Confucian classic, and in the centuries that followed, this work had a profound influence on the philosophy, religion, art, literature, politics, science, technology, and medicine of various cultures throughout East Asia. Jesuit missionaries brought knowledge of the I Ching to Europe in the seventeenth century, and the American counterculture embraced it in the 1960s. Here Richard Smith tells the extraordinary story of how this cryptic and once obscure book became on
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Richard J
Dewey number
299.51282
Index
index present
LC call number
PL2464.Z7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Lives of great religious books
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  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
Label
The "I Ching" : a biography, Richard J. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; The Hexagrams; Chronology of Chinese Dynasties; Preliminary Remarks and Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: The Domestic Evolution of the Yijing; CHAPTER 1 Genesis of the Changes; CHAPTER 2 The Making of a Classic; CHAPTER 3 Interpreting the Changes; PART TWO: The Transnational Travels of the Yijing; CHAPTER 4 The Changes in East Asia; CHAPTER 5 The Westward Travels of the Changes; Concluding Remarks; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
775873130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782685630
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttfg14
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775873130
Label
The "I Ching" : a biography, Richard J. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; The Hexagrams; Chronology of Chinese Dynasties; Preliminary Remarks and Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: The Domestic Evolution of the Yijing; CHAPTER 1 Genesis of the Changes; CHAPTER 2 The Making of a Classic; CHAPTER 3 Interpreting the Changes; PART TWO: The Transnational Travels of the Yijing; CHAPTER 4 The Changes in East Asia; CHAPTER 5 The Westward Travels of the Changes; Concluding Remarks; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
775873130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782685630
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttfg14
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775873130

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