The Sage and the People

The Confucian Revival in China

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Sebastien Billioud, Joel Thoraval
  • New York, NY: 
    Oxford University Press
    , September
     352 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This book has been reviewed in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.

Please click here to read the review.

About the Reviewer(s): 

Filippo Marsili is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Saint Louis University.

Date of Review: 
May 4, 2016
About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Sébastien Billioud is Professor of Chinese Studies at University Paris-Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité and Head of the East Asian studies department. Based on a cross-disciplinary approach in anthropology and intellectual history, his research explores the multi-faceted development of contemporary Confucianism.

Joël Thoraval is Senior Researcher at the Research Center on Modern and Contemporary China, School for Higher Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris. Specializing in social anthropology and intellectual history, he has also written extensively on contemporary Chinese philosophy. He has spent nearly 20 years in Eastern Asia and is the former Head of EHESS's China Center.


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