Asian Power And Politics: The Cultural Dimensions of Authority
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Asian Power And Politics: The Cultural Dimensions of Authority

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In a major new book, Lucian Pye reconceptualizes Asian political development as a product of cultural attitudes about power and authority. He contrasts the great traditions of Confucian East Asia with the Southeast Asian cultures and the South Asian traditions of Hinduism and Islam, and explores the national differences within these larger civilizations.

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Paperback, 432 pages
Published June 17th 2006 by Belknap Press (first published September 1985)
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