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Pangshi jiaxun 龐氏家訓

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The Pangshi jiaxun 龐氏家訓 "Master Pang's Family Instructions" is a book on Confucian family management written by the Ming period 明 (1368-1644) scholar Pang Shangpeng 龐尚鵬. The text is divided into ten chapters that explain the basic duties of the family members of the household, the change of these duties with their age, how to obey rituals and etiquette, to observe duties, to act with greatest virtue, to be careful in ceremonies, and to demonstrate the best side of oneself. The book closes with some poems of primary education (Xunmeng ge 訓蒙歌) and special adhortations to girls.
The book is to be found in the reprint series Lingnan yishu 岭南遺書 and Congshu jicheng chubian 叢書集成初編.

Source: Jiaoyu da cidian bianzuan weiyuanhui 教育大辭典編纂委員會 (ed. 1991), Jiaoyu da cidian 教育大辭典, Vol. 8, Zhongguo gudai jiaoyu shi 中國古代教育史 (Shanghai: Shanghai jiaoyu chubanshe), Vol. 1, p. 250.

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