G380 Online Readings

PART IV

Qin and Early Han China

Introduction

The Qin Dynasty

The Laws of Qin

The Rise of the Han 

The Reigns of the Early Han Emperors

Huang-Lao Ideology

Yin-Yang Five-Forces Theory During the Han

The Arts of the Fangshi

The Reign of Wu-di, 141-87

The Fortunes of Confucianism During the Early Han

Sima Qian and Our View of Early China

The Yi jing

The Spring and Autumn Annals

PART I:    Spring and Autumn China
PART II:   Warring States China
PART III
: The Shang & Western Zhou

Additional Online Translations
    The Analects of Confucius

    The Mencius (partial)
    The Dao de jing

    Zhuangzi: "Inner Chapters"
    The Great Learning
    The Doctrine of the Mean