Collis, Maurice: THE FIRST HOLY ONE. New York, 1948. 235 pp. 16 b/w illustrations and 4 maps. 23x15 cm. Cloth, torn dustjacket.
In this absorbing work of great scope, Collis deals with the establishment of Confucianism and how it became the state cult. He then moves through history and focuses on the meeting of Confucianism and Buddhism during the Tang. The narrative is done through a series of sketches of historical figures living at the times when key events in the history and development of Confucianism were occurring.
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Was item 376 in printed List 197.
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