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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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Table of Contents:
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  • pt. I
  • DAOIST CLERICS AND TEMPLES IN CHANGING SOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXTS
  • 1.
  • Zhengyi Daoist Masters in the Pearl River Delta: Ruptures and Continuities in the Transmission of Tradition /
  • Lai Chi-tim
  • 2.
  • Revolution of Temporality: The Modern Schooling of Daoist Priests in Shanghai at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century /
  • Yang Der-ruey
  • 3.
  • Daoist Monasticism at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: An Ethnography of a Quanzhen Community in Shaanxi Province /
  • Adeline Herrou
  • 4.
  • Urban Daoism, Commodity Markets, and Tourism: The Restoration of the Xi'an City God Temple /
  • Fan Guangchun
  • pt. II
  • TRANSFORMATIONS AND REINVENTIONS OF DAOIST SELF-CULTIVATION TRADITIONS
  • 5.
  • Daoists in the Modern Chinese Self-Cultivation Market: The Case of Beijing, 1850-1949 /
  • Vincent Goossaert
  • 6.
  • Scientizing the Body for the Nation: Chen Yingning and the Reinvention of Daoist Inner Alchemy in 1930s Shanghai /
  • Xun Liu
  • 7.
  • Dao and Nation: Li Yujie
  • -May Fourth Activist, Daoist Cultivator, and Redemptive Society Patriarch in Mainland China and Taiwan /
  • David A. Palmer
  • 8.
  • Transmission and Innovation: The Modernization of Daoist Inner Alchemy in Postwar Taiwan /
  • Lee Fongmao
  • 9.
  • Yuanjidao: From Daoist Lineage to Prisoner Reform in Post-Mao China /
  • Lu Xichen
  • pt. III
  • DAOISM, CHINESE DIASPORAS, AND GLOBALIZATION
  • 10.
  • Daoism, Local Religious Movements, and Transnational Chinese Society: The Circulation of Daoist Priests, Three-in-One Self-Cultivators, and Spirit Mediums between Fujian and Southeast Asia /
  • Kenneth Dean
  • 11.
  • Daoism beyond Modernity: The "Healing Tao" as Postmodern Movement /
  • Elijah Siegler.