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China's living houses : folk beliefs, symbols, and household ornamentation
AuthorKnapp, Ronald G., 1940-
Pub. LocationHonoluluPublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
Date1999Phys. Desc.185 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberGT365.K6 1999
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-181) and index.
Dwellings as social templates -- Fengshui: siting and mystical ecology -- House construction: craft and ritual -- Building sorcery and defensive measures -- Summoning good fortune -- Fu (good fortune) and its components -- Narrative tales -- Resilience.
Subject(s)Dwellings--China
Dwellings--Symbolic aspects--China
Fengshui 風水
House furnishings--China
China--Social life and customs
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #14018
ISBN0824820797LCCN98-20653OCLC39181877