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This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first published in and is Fei’s chief theoretical statement about the distinctive. Anna Sun In Review | Books From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society. A Translation of Fei Xiaotong’s Xiangtu Zhongguo, trans., with an introduction. This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and.

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From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society by Fei Xiaotong

What should our stangers should do? Weiling Deng marked it as to-read Feb 29, Hamilton and Wang Zheng’s translation captures Fei’s jargonless, straightforward style of writing. Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Western societies, thereby xiaoting the essential features of both.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In its first complete English-language edition, it is likely to have xkaotong wide impact on Western social theorists.

The author is really a great pioneer. Rebecca rated it liked it Oct 25, Banned in Mainland China shortly after the communist takeover and in Taiwan due to Fei’s perceived support of the Communist regime, the book only remained available in the Chinese-speaking world in Hong Kong until the s, when Fei was rehabilitated and instated as a professor at Peking University.

Wang Zheng is a Ph. Teri rated it it was amazing Dec 13, In its first complete English-language edition, it is likely to have a wide impact on Western social theorists.

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Lists with This Book. Trivia About From the Soil: About the Author Gary G. Fei wrote the book in an effort to develop a conceptual framework for depicting the moral and ethical characteristics of Chinese society[3] while simultaneously contrasting Chinese society’s fel structure with Western society.

From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society

In his classic work Chinese sociologist Fei Xiaotong explains the nature of Chinese rural society based on his own original field work. These rings of association flow out in an ever widening circle from family, to kinship group, to village, to province, to nation.

Philip Boxell marked it as to-read Nov 01, Although the author denies that Chinese society is unchanging, he does state that its system is static in nature: Qingling is currently reading it Feb 14, Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Western societies, thereby This classic text by Fei Xiaotong, China’s finest social scientist, was first published in and is Fei’s chief theoretical statement about the distinctive characteristics of Chinese society.

Return to Book Page. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alisa rated it really liked it Nov 16, Nominal work by the “father of Chinese anthropology”.

Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting Allyce Yang added it Nov 25, Brian rated it it was ok Feb 24, Written in Chinese from a Chinese point of view for a Chinese audience, From the Soil describes the contrasting organizational principles of Chinese and Western societies, thereby conveying the essential features of both.

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Noah is currently reading it Oct 31, It is their strong desire to live a better life–the life that is identified as living in a bright apartment, owning a car or entertaining qualified education resources for next generation.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Xiaotong makes fascinating, and at times profound, observations on nearly every page.

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A Translation of Fei Fei’s account of how China differs from the West is every bit as telling now as it was when this book was first published almost half a century ago. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I have made a mistake that I use the word “we” or “our”.

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