The Flood Myths of Early China

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SUNY Press, Feb 1, 2012 - History - 248 pages
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Explores how the flood myths of early China provided a template for that society's major social and political institutions.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
1 FLOOD TAMING AND COSMOGONY
21
2 FLOOD TAMING AND CRIMINALITY
49
3 FLOOD TAMING AND LINEAGES
78
4 FLOOD TAMING COUPLES AND THE BODY
109
CONCLUSION
146
NOTES
153
WORKS CITED
209
INDEX
231
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Mark Edward Lewis is Kwoh-ting Li Professor of Chinese Culture at Stanford University and the author of Writing and Authority in Early China and The Construction of Space in Early China, both published by SUNY Press.

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