Wm. Theodore de Bary is John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University, where he currently holds the title of Special Service Professor. He is the author of many books, including Waiting for the Dawn, Message of the Mind, and Learning for One's Self, and the editor of Sources of Japanese Tradition and Sources of Korean Tradition, as well as (with Tu Weiming) Confucianism and Human Rights, all published by Columbia.Irene Bloom is Wm. Theodore and Fanny de Bary and Class of 1941 Associate Professor of Asian Humanities at Columbia University, associate professor and chair of the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, and program director of the Columbia University Committee on Asia and the Middle East. She is the editor and translator of Knowledge Painfully Acquired: The K'un-chih chi of Lo Ch'in-shun and editor, with Joshua A. Fogel, of Meeting of Minds, both published by Columbia.
The book is quite boring. I only got it because of a requirement for a Chinese history class. Full of ideologies from great Chinese philosophers.Published 5 months ago by Thao
De Bary and colleagues have compiled useful original documents to illustrate the major trends and traditions in China over the milenniaPublished 18 months ago by Jean S. Aigner
I wanted to love this -- I mean, it has everything there to love it: history, primary documents, and analysis by leading scholars on the subjects. Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by BMR
I think the book is excellent and it is exactly what is meant for. However, the Chinese historical sources are so far away from my mindset that I found it difficult and quite... Read morePublished on February 6, 2010 by Marc Magrans De Abril