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The Original I Ching: An Authentic Translation of the Book of Changes (Hardcover)

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Margaret J. Pearson, Ph.D., studied Chinese literature with Hellmut Wilhelm, and history with Jack Dull and Chan Hok-la. She has taught Chinese history and thought, for over thirty years, at Skidmore College, the New School for Social Research, Pace University, State University of New York (Albany) and Marymount Manhattan College. She has been elected to life membership at Clare Hall, Cambridge University and to membership in the Early China Seminar at Columbia University.
First among the ancient classics, the I Ching or Book of Changes is one of the world's most influential books, comparable to the Bible, the Koran, and the Upanishads.

The I Ching's purpose is universal: to provide good counsel to its users in making decisions during times of change. Since its origins about 3,000 years ago, it has become a compendium of wisdom used by people of many cultures and eras.

This groundbreaking new translation by Dr. Margaret Pearson is based on the text created during the first centuries of the Zhou Dynasty, study of documents showing how it was used in the dynasty, and on current archaeological research findings. Her translation removes centuries of encrusted inaccuracies to better reveal the I Ching's core truths for today's readers.

Whether you are interested in trying this millennia-tested method of making wise choices or in understanding the world view of the early Chinese, this edition is essential reading.

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ISBN 9780804841818
Genre BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / I Ching
Format Hardcover
Pages 256
Publisher Date 2011-09-10 00:00:00.0
Publisher Tuttle Pub
Copyright Year 2011
Height 8.25 in
Wdth 5.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.85 lb
Language English
Subtitle An Authentic Translation of the Book of Changes
Audience General/trade
Country of Origin United States

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