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Happiness

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Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

The American missionary Arthur Henderson Smith published his famous work Chinese Characteristic in 1890. According to him, the Chinese sense of happiness came from “being happy with what one has”.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Social Sciences Academic Press 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuan Lu
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyNanjing UniversityNanjingChina

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