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Title Daoism in the twentieth century : between eternity and modernity / edited by David A. Palmer and Xun Liu.
Published Berkeley : Global, Area, and International Archive, University of California Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  BL1923 .D37 2012    DUE 05-17-16
Description xv, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series New perspectives on Chinese culture and society ; 2
New perspectives on Chinese culture and society ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-357) and index.
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.
Subject Taoism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Related Names Palmer, David A., 1969-
Liu, Xun, 1959-
ISBN 0984590935
OCLC number 636546845