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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Preview — From the Soil by Fei Xiaotong. I am so surprised that what FEI talked about could still apply to many issues in China right now considering the book was written 70 years ago! Lists with This Book.
From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society
Indeed, exclaimination and knowledge about weather or land are not indespensible nowadays. Wang Zheng is a Ph. I would be surprised to not find this requred reading for anyone doing Sinology studes. The Differential Mode of Association. Want to Read saving…. It can help a lot to understand the current Chinese society.
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It was only translated into English in Some of xiaotont fit for the modern society,while others not. Philipp Muellauer rated it it was amazing May 19, Diana rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Western societies, thereby 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.
Fei shows how these unique features reflect and are reflected in the moral and ethical characters of people in these societies.
From the Soil by Xiaotong Fei – Paperback – University of California Press
The relationships are defined by hierarchies dei social standing and power, such are fathers over sons, and husbands over wives: In other words, standards of behavior and interaction depend on who is doing what to whom.
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