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Gods, ghosts, and ancestors : the folk religion of a Taiwanese village
AuthorJordan, David K.
Pub. LocationBerkeleyPublisherUniversity of California Press
Date1972Phys. Desc.xviii, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberBL1975.J67 1972
Gods, ghosts, and ancestors :the folk religion of a Taiwanese village / [by] David K. Jordan.
Based on the author's thesis, University of Chicago, 1969.
Bibliography: p. [185]-193.
Bao-an : a Taiwanese village. Surnames and lineages ; The surname wars -- The religion of the Taiwanese. Buddhists and Taoists ; Gods and ghosts -- Divine guardians of the village. Supernatural protectors of Bao-an ; Supernatural enemies of Bao-an -- Divination. The poe ; The kio-a ; The tang-ki ; The tang-ki as oracle ; The tang-ki as spectacle ; Some observations on divination -- The family. Images of the family ; The family altar ; The ancestors -- Divine guardians of the family Supernatural protectors of the family ; Exorcism : the shiehtuu -- The general homology between village and family -- The family ghosts. Spirit brides ; Reified ghosts ; Deified ghosts -- Structure and change.
Subject(s)Taiwan 臺灣--Religion
Taiwan 臺灣--Religious life and customs
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18127
ISBN0520019628 ; 9780520019621LCCN70149945OCLC579153