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Religion and ritual in Chinese society. [中國社會之宗教與儀式]
AuthorWolf, Arthur P.
Pub. LocationTaibei 臺北PublisherRainbow-Bridge Book Co. 虹橋書店
Date1977Phys. Desc.xii, 377 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberBL1810.R44 1977
Religion and ritual in Chinese society / [contributors, Emily M. Ahern and others] ; edited by Arthur P. Wolf.
Reprint of 1974 Stanford University press edition.
Title in Chinese at head of title page, cover, and colophon: 中國社會之宗教與儀式.
Online access via Gleeson Library Ignacio.

Consists chiefly of papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Subcommittee on Research on Chinese Society of the Joint Committee on Contemporary China and held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, Calif., Oct. 11-15, 1971.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-358) and index.

On the sociological study of Chinese religion / Maurice Freedman -- Religion and ritual in Lukang / Donald R. Deglopper -- Religious organization in the history of a Chinese town / Wang Shih-Ch'ing -- Village alliance temples in Hong Kong / John A. Brim -- Domestic and communal worship in Taiwan / Stephan Feuchtwang -- Gods, ghosts, and ancestors / Arthur P. Wolf -- Taiwanese architecture and the supernatural / Wang Sung-Hsing -- When a ghost becomes a god / C. Stevan Harrell -- Cantonese shamanism / Jack M. Potter -- Cosmic antagonisms: a mother-child syndrome / Marjorie Topley -- Ancestor worship and burial practices / H.G.H. Nelson -- Affines and the rituals of kinship ./ Emily M. Ahern -- The written memorial in Taoist ceremonies / Kristofer M. Schipper -- Orthodoxy and heterodoxy in Taoist ritual / Michael Saso -- Afterword / Robert J. Smith.

Subject(s)China--Religion--History--Congresses
China--Religion--Congresses
Rites and ceremonies--China
Popular religion--China--History
Popular religion--Taiwan
Rec. TypeBook (Conference Proceedings)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18463