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Daoism in the twentieth century : between eternity and modernity /

An interdisciplinary group of scholars explores the social history and anthropology of Daoism from the late nineteenth century to the present, focusing on the evolution of traditional forms of practice and community, as well as modern reforms and reinventions. Essays investigate ritual specialists,...

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Other Authors: Palmer, David A., 1969-, Liu, Xun, 1959-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : Global, Area, and International Archive, University of California Press, c2012.
Series:New perspectives on Chinese culture and society ; 2.
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Summary:An interdisciplinary group of scholars explores the social history and anthropology of Daoism from the late nineteenth century to the present, focusing on the evolution of traditional forms of practice and community, as well as modern reforms and reinventions. Essays investigate ritual specialists, body cultivation and meditation traditions, monasticism, new religious movements, state-sponsored institutionalization, and transnational networks"--Publisher's Web site.
Physical Description:xv, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-357) and index.
ISBN:0520098846
9780520098848
0984590935
9780984590933