Religion and Society in T_ang and Sung China

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Nine papers from a conference in Hacienda Heights, California, October 1989, explore the religious analogs of the momentous social and cultural changes during the T’ang (618-907) and Sung (960-1279) dynasties in China. They consider changes in Buddhism, Taoism, local gods, office-holding gods, and n

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Religion And Society In T Ang And Sung China


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Author by : Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1993-01
Publisher by : University of Hawaii Press

The Tang (618-907) and Sung (960-1279) dynasties were times of great change in China. The economy grew spectac

Clouds Thick Whereabouts Unknown


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-05-22
Publisher by : Columbia University Press

Compiled by a leading scholar of Chinese poetry, Clouds Thick, Whereabouts Unknown is the first collection of

Modern Chinese Religion I 2 Vol Set


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-12-08
Publisher by : BRILL

Defining religion as “value systems in practice”, Modern Chinese Religion is a multi-disciplinary work tha

The Cult Of The Fox


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Author by : Xiaofei Kang
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2006-01-01
Publisher by : Columbia University Press

For more than five centuries the shamanistic fox cult has attracted large portions of the Chinese population a

Sacred Economies


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Author by : Michael J. Walsh
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-02-26
Publisher by : Columbia University Press

Buddhist monasteries in medieval China employed a variety of practices to ensure their ascendancy and survival

The Orphan Of Zhao And Other Yuan Plays


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Author by : Stephen H. West
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-12-23
Publisher by : Columbia University Press

Kuan Yin


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Author by : Chün-fang Yü
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2000-10-06
Publisher by : Columbia University Press

By far one of the most important objects of worship in the Buddhist traditions, the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

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