Table of contents for The dao of Muhammad : a cultural history of Muslims in late imperial China / Zvi Ben-Dor Benite.

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 Tables, Figures, and Illustrations xi
 Abbreviations xiii
 Introduction 1
 Chinese Islam and Shifting Paradigms in
 the Qing Period 5/
 Simultaneity and "Diasporicity" in
 Chinese Muslim Literati
 Identity 12
1 The Islamic Educational Network 21
 The Urban Context of Eastern
 China 21/ Networks of
 Learning 24/ Clients and
 Constituents 29/ Genealogy
 and Learning 30/ The Nature of the
 Network 35/ Key
 Teachers in the
 Network 38/ Analysis 57/ Who Were
 the Constituents of the Network? 62
2Self-Perception and Identity Among the
 Scholarly Constituency 72
 The Significance of the Starting
 Point 74/ The Scholar
 as a Rescuer/Preserver of
 Knowledge 82/ The Teacher-
 Scholar and His Powers of
 Learning 88/ Geographical
 Location and the Transmission of
 Knowledge 97/ The
 Muslim Scholar as Chinese
 Literatus 100/ Genealogy and
 Chinese Muslim Literati Identity 106
3The Han Kitab Authors and the Chinese
 Islamic School 115
 The Rise of the Chinese Islamic
 School 119/ Providing
 Access to Foreign Knowledge: Translators
 and Translations 125/ Original Authors:
 Wang Daiyu, Ma Zhu, and Liu Zhi 134/
 Liu Zhi: The Culmination of
 Authorship 144/ Bibliography
 and Textual Consolidation 153
4Muhammad and His Dao: Knowledge and
 Identity in
 the Han Kitab 163
 Muhammad, the Chinese Sage 171/ Chinese
 Scholarship as the Study of Muhammad's
 Dao 181/ The
 Dao of Islam and Chinese Muslim
 Scholarly Identity 194/
 Teaching Chinese Muslims About Their
 Origins 200
 Conclusion: Dialogue in Action 214
 Appendix 239
 Reference Matter
 Bibliography 249
 Index 271

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Islam -- China -- History.
Muslims -- China -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Muslims -- China -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.