Table of contents for The construction of space in early China / Mark Edward Lewis.

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Introduction..............................................................................................................................................1 
Units of Spatial Order.......................................................................................................................1 
 
The Empire and The Reconstruction of Space.............................................................................7
Chapter One. The Human Body..............................................................................................................15
 
Discovery of the Body in the Fourth Century B.C......................................................................15
The Composite Body...................................................................................................................45
 
Interfaces of the Body..................................................................................................................78
Conclusion.................................................................................................................................94 
Chapter Two. The Household...............................................................................................................99
Households as Political Units....................................................................................................100
Households as Residential Units..............................................................................................112
Households as Units of Larger Networks......................................................................................121
The Household Divided...........................................................................................................135
 
Household and Tomb...............................................................................................................153
Conclusion...............................................................................................................................170
Chapter Three. Cities and Capitals......................................................................................................174
The World of the City-States...................................................................................................175
Cities of the Warring States and Early Empires.......................................................................194
Invention of the Imperial Capital.............................................................................................220
Conclusion...............................................................................................................................242
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Chapter Four. Regions and Customs...................................................................................................247
The Warring States Philosophical Critique of Custom.............................................................250
Custom and Region..................................................................................................................263
Regions and the Great Families................................................................................................278
Regional and Local Cults.........................................................................................................299
Rhapsodies on Regions............................................................................................................307
Conclusion..............................................................................................................................319
Chapter Five. World and Cosmos......................................................................................................321
Grids and Magic Squares.........................................................................................................323
The Bright Hall and Ruler-Centered Models...........................................................................341
Mirrors, Diviner's Boards, and Other Cosmic Charts...............................................................357
Mountains and World Models.................................................................................................372
Conclusion..............................................................................................................................397
Conclusion...........................................................................................................................................400
Notes.....................................................................................................................................................405
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Philosophy, Chinese -- To 221 B.C.
Social groups -- China.