|Gods, ghosts, and ancestors : the folk religion of a Taiwanese village|
|Author||Jordan, David K.|
|Pub. Location||Berkeley||Publisher||University of California Press|
|Date||1972||Phys. Desc.||xviii, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Reading Room||Call Number||BL1975.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. -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.