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Book Description:The Li Ki is one of the Five Chinese Classics. This title is usually translated the Book of Rites. The work is a compilation of assorted texts which describe Chinese religious practices from the eighth to the fifth century B.C.MoreBook Description:The Li Ki is one of the Five Chinese Classics. This title is usually translated the Book of Rites. The work is a compilation of assorted texts which describe Chinese religious practices from the eighth to the fifth century B.C. It was first written down about 200 B.C.This work is of interest because of the minute description of Chinese culture from this period, including funerary rites, clothing, cosmological theories, astronomy, economy, geography, history, family structure, the Imperial court, music, crime and punishment, horticulture, and even some exotic recipes.This is the first volume of the Li Ki. (Quote from sacred-texts.com)Table of Contents:Publishers Preface- Preface- Introduction- KhÜ LÎ- The Than Kung- The Royal Regulations- The YÜeh Ling Or Proceedings Of Government In The Different Months- The Questions Of Zang-dze- Wan Wang Shih Sze Or King Wan As Son And Heir- The, LÎ Yun Or Ceremonial Usages- Their Origin, Development, And Intention- The LÎ KhÎ Or Rites In The Formation Of Character- The KiÂo Theh Sang Or The Single victim At The Border Sacrifices- The NÊi Zeh Or The Pattern Of The Family.- EndnotesAbout the Publisher:Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. www.forgottenbooks.orgForgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books are priced at wholesale prices. We are also the only publisher we know of to print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes.