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Wénhuà as a Concept of the Chinese Civilization

Type of publication: Research Article

About author(s)

A.A. Zakurdaev | zhongguo56@mail.ru


culture, civilization, neologism, civil policy, Confucian values, Tao, transformation


The article discusses the Chinese notion of wénhuà (culture). The author focuses on the historical period in which this lexical unit was a set phrase meaning “civil policy”. He attempts to examine the content of this phrase and the extent to which it might be nationally specific.


Zakurdaev, A.A. 2014. Wénhuà as a Concept of the Chinese Civilization. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 6: 92-107

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