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Printing, Buddhist and Confucian Texts in China
A research paper on the role of Buddhism and Confucianism in the development of printing in China.
# 133954 | 1,750 words | 5 sources | 2007 | US


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According to the paper, some of the oldest literature in the world comes from Ancient China and the fact that this literature survived is because Ancient China was also the first civilization in the world to invent printing. The paper relates that this is usually agreed to have happened during the Tang Dynasty (618-906), and, most scholars agree that printing was invented in China because of the need to print and distribute religious texts. This research paper shows the important role that Buddhism and Confucianism played in the development of printing; and in turn, the important role that printing played in the development and history of these two religions.

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"Some of the oldest literature in the world comes from Ancient China. The fact that this literature survives is because Ancient China was also the first civilization in the world to invent printing. This is usually agreed to have happened during the Tang Dynasty (618-906). Also, most scholars agree that printing was invented in China because of the need to print and distribute religious texts. This research paper will show the important role that Buddhism and Confucianism played in the development of printing;..."

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Printing, Buddhist and Confucian Texts in China (2007, December 01) Retrieved June 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/printing-buddhist-and-confucian-texts-in-china-133954/

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"Printing, Buddhist and Confucian Texts in China" 01 December 2007. Web. 18 June. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/printing-buddhist-and-confucian-texts-in-china-133954/>

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