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Soulstealers : the Chinese sorcery scare of 1768
AuthorKuhn, Philip A.
Pub. LocationCambridge, MAPublisherHarvard University Press
Date1990Phys. Desc.xi, 299 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberJQ1508.K84 1990
Soulstealers : the Chinese sorcery scare of 1768 / Philip A. Kuhn.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-278) and index.
Tales of the China clipper -- The properous age -- Threats seen and unseen -- The crime defined -- The roots of sorcery fear -- The campaign in the provinces -- On the trail of the master-sorcerers -- The end of the trail -- Political crime and bureaucratic monarchy -- Theme and variations.
Subject(s)Witchcraft--China--History--18th century
China--Politics and government--18th century
China--History--Qianlong 乾隆, 1736-1795
Bureaucracy--China--History--18th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11832