A Northern Alternative (Hardcover)

Xue Xuan (1389-1464) and the Hedong School (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph #77)

By Khee Heong Koh

Harvard University Press, 9780674062443, 370pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 2011

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Description

In this first systematic study in English of the highly influential yet overlooked thinker Xue Xuan (1389--1464), author Khee Heong Koh seeks to redress Xue's marginalization while showing how a study interested mainly in ideas can integrate social and intellectual history to offer a broader picture of history.