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civilization-state

Definitions

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  • noun A political entity (a state) associated with a particular civilization

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Examples

  • China may call itself a nation-state (although only for the past century), but in essence it is a civilization-state dating back at least two millennia.

    No Chance Against China

  • It is of utmost importance, he says, that we understand that China is not a "nation-state" in the usual Western understanding of the term, but rather a "civilization-state" founded on the Confucian legacy of "emphasis on moral virtue, on the supreme importance of government in human affairs, and on the overriding priority of stability and unity ...."

    Christian Caryl On China: The New York Review Of Books

  • It is of utmost importance, he says, that we understand that China is not a "nation-state" in the usual Western understanding of the term, but rather a "civilization-state" founded on the Confucian legacy of "emphasis on moral virtue, on the supreme importance of government in human affairs, and on the overriding priority of stability and unity ...."

    Christian Caryl On China: The New York Review Of Books

  • It is of utmost importance, he says, that we understand that China is not a "nation-state" in the usual Western understanding of the term, but rather a "civilization-state" founded on the Confucian legacy of "emphasis on moral virtue, on the supreme importance of government in human affairs, and on the overriding priority of stability and unity ...."

    China: Waking The Sleeping Giant

  • It is of utmost importance, he says, that we understand that China is not a "nation-state" in the usual Western understanding of the term, but rather a "civilization-state" founded on the Confucian legacy of "emphasis on moral virtue, on the supreme importance of government in human affairs, and on the overriding priority of stability and unity ...."

    Christian Caryl On China: The New York Review Of Books

  • It is of utmost importance, he says, that we understand that China is not a "nation-state" in the usual Western understanding of the term, but rather a "civilization-state" founded on the Confucian legacy of "emphasis on moral virtue, on the supreme importance of government in human affairs, and on the overriding priority of stability and unity...."

    Christian Caryl On China: The New York Review Of Books

  • I look at the long history and bright future of that civilization-state and suddenly you've got to chase me down with a butterfly net to impose the grip of reality on my grandiose and free-floating ideas.

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  • I look at the long history and bright future of that civilization-state and suddenly you've got to chase me down with a butterfly net to impose the grip of reality on my grandiose and free-floating ideas.

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