The Death of Confucianization
SHANGHAI REVIEW OF BOOKS, p. 4, November 2008
2 Pages Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Date Written: November 2, 2008
From the November 2, 2008 "Shanghai Review of Books" ("Shanghai Shuping"), a Chinese language book review of the PRC Chinese edition of Li Zhende's "Gongzhu zhi Si - Ni Suo Bu Zhidao de Zhongguo Falushi" ("The Death of a Princess - The Chinese Legal History You Don't Know") (Beijing: Sanlian Bookstore Press, 2008, 114 pp.) addressing the ongoing validity of Professor Qu Tongzu's theory that the law was "Confucianizated" in imperial Chinese history, and the real autonomy of the law in the modern Chinese world.
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Keywords: China, law, legal history, Confucian, Legalist, Chinese legal history
JEL Classification: K14, K33, K41, Z00
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