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The missionary's curse and other tales from a Chinese Catholic village
AuthorHarrison, Henrietta
Pub. LocationBerkeleyPublisherUniversity of California Press
Date2013Phys. Desc.xvii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBX1666.S53 H37 2013
The missionary's curse and other tales from a Chinese Catholic village / Henrietta Harrison.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index.

The ancestors who founded the village -- The bishop and the wolf -- The priest who ran away to Rome -- The Boxer Uprising and the souls in purgatory -- The missionary who cursed the village -- The four fragrances and the flying bicycle -- The village since the 1980s.

Subject(s)Catholic Church--China--Shanxi Sheng--History
Shanxi Sheng 山西省--Church history
Shanxi Sheng 山西省--Religious life and customs
Shanxi Sheng 山西省--Folklore
Franciscans, Italian--Missions--China--Shanxi Sheng--History
Missionaries, Italian--China--Shanxi Sheng--History
SeriesAsia--local studies/global themes ; 26
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18211
ISBN9780520273122 ; 0520273125LCCN2012051058OCLC818734509