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Religion and ritual in Chinese society

Author: Emily Martin; Arthur P Wolf; Joint Committee on Contemporary China. Subcommittee on Research on Chinese Society.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1974.
Series: Studies in Chinese society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Martin; Arthur P Wolf; Joint Committee on Contemporary China. Subcommittee on Research on Chinese Society.
ISBN: 0804708584 9780804708586
OCLC Number: 1160236
Notes: Consists chiefly of papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Subcommittee on Research on Chinese Society of the Joint Committee on Contemporary China and held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, Calif., Oct. 11-15, 1971.
Description: xii, 377 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: On the sociological study of Chinese religion / Maurice Freedman --
Religion and ritual in Lukang / Donald R. Deglopper --
Religious organization in the history of a Chinese town / Wang Shih-Ch'ing --
Village alliance temples in Hong Kong / John A. Brim --
Domestic and communal worship in Taiwan / Stephan Feuchtwang --
Gods, ghosts, and ancestors / Arthur P. Wolf --
Taiwanese architecture and the supernatural / Wang Sung-Hsing --
When a ghost becomes a god / C. Stevan Harrell --
Cantonese shamanism / Jack M. Potter --
Cosmic antagonisms: a mother-child syndrome / Marjorie Topley --
Ancestor worship and burial practices / H.G.H. Nelson --
Affines and the rituals of kinship ./ Emily M. Ahern --
The written memorial in Taoist ceremonies / Kristofer M. Schipper --
Orthodoxy and heterodoxy in Taoist ritual / Michael Saso --
Afterword / Robert J. Smith.
Series Title: Studies in Chinese society.
Responsibility: contributors, Emily M. Ahern [and others] ; edited by Arthur P. Wolf.
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'An outstanding compendium of fourteen papers, almost exclusively based on recent anthropological field research in Hong Kong and Taiwan on the diverse Confucian, Buddhist, and Taoist beliefs and Read more...

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