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Published by Chin hsüeh shu chü in Taipei .
Written in English


  • Chinese literature.,
  • Chinese literature -- Translations into English.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of 1893 edition.

Other titlesSi shu., Wu jing., Shu jing., Shi jing., Ch"un ch"iu., Tso chuan., Lun yü., Da xue., Zhong yong.
Statementwith a translation, critical and exegetical notes, prolegomena, and copius indexes, by James Legge.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsConfucius., Mencius.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. in 4.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16655050M

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