William Theodore de Bary
About the Author
WM. Theodore de Bary, Carpentier Professor of Oriental Studies at Columbia University, is Provost Emeritus of that university. From 1969–70 he was president of the Association for Asian Studies. He is editor and coauthor of the three-volume Sources of Indian, Chinese and Japanese Tradition; Approaches to Asian Civilization; A Guide to Oriental Classics; and Self and Society in Ming Thought.