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The portable dragon :the Western man's guide to the I ching

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(Originally published in cloth under the title The Man of Many Qualities: A Legacy of the I Ching).

In this new interpretation and orientation of the I Ching, Dr. Siu not only continues the ancient Chinese custom of providing commentary on the text but has also included relevant passages taken from the world's literature, spanning 6,000 years and representing 60 countries. An astonishing range of men is called on to offer commentaries on the text: poets and scientists, tyrants and saints, hermits and adventurers, anonymous storytellers and classic men of letters—about 700 excerpts by 650 writers. Thus the commentary becomes as universal in its range as the I Ching itself is universal in its meaning.

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In this new interpretation and orientation of the I Ching, Dr. Siu not only continues the ancient Chinese custom of providing commentary on the text but has also included relevant passages taken from the world's literature, spanning 6,000 years and representing 60 countries.

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(Originally published in cloth under the title

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262690300
Subtitle:
The Western Man's Guide to the I Ching
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Author:
Siu, R. G. H.
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
I Ching
Subject:
Yi jing
Subject:
General Philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
1971
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
479

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The portable dragon :the Western man's guide to the I ching
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Product details 479 pages The MIT Press,1971, c1968. - English 9780262690300 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this new interpretation and orientation of the I Ching, Dr. Siu not only continues the ancient Chinese custom of providing commentary on the text but has also included relevant passages taken from the world's literature, spanning 6,000 years and representing 60 countries.
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