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Society and the Supernatural in Song China

Submitted by Komjathy on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 20:37
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SOCIETY AND THE SUPERNATURAL IN SONG CHINA. By Edward L. Davis. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. Pp. xi + 355; appendix; glossary; index. Cloth, $60.00, ISBN 0-8248-2310-9; Paper, $24.95, ISBN 0-8248-2398-2.

 

Women in Daoism

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WOMEN IN DAOISM. By Catherine Despeux and Livia Kohn. Cambridge, Mass.: Three Pines Press, 2003. Pp. viii + 296, illustrations, charts. Paper, $25.00, ISBN 1-931483-01-9. 

 

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THE TEACHINGS AND PRACTICES OF THE EARLY QUANZHEN TAOIST MASTERS. By Stephen Eskildsen. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004. Pp. vii + 274. Cloth, $50.00, ISBN 0-7914-6045-2.

 

Daoism and Ecology : ways within a cosmic landscape

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DAOISM AND ECOLOGY: WAYS WITHIN A COSMIC LANDSCAPE. Edited by N. J. Girardot, James Miller, and Liu Xiaogan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001. Pp. lxxiii + 478; foreword; epilogue; bibliography; glossary. Cloth, $36.95, ISBN 0-945454-29-5; paper, $24.95, ISBN 0-945454-30-9.

The Victorian Translation of China

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THE VICTORIAN TRANSLATION OF CHINA: JAMES LEGGE'S ORIENTAL PILGRIMAGE. By Norman J. Girardot. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. xxx + 780; illustrations; appendixes; index. Cloth, $75.00, ISBN 0-520-21552-4

The culmination of some twenty years of research, Girardot's book is a historically nuanced and, at times, a dauntingly detailed study of the Victorian missionary James Legge and the related "Victorian translation of China."

Die Welt als Wendung

Submitted by LvKohn on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 20:34
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DIE WELT ALS WENDUNG. ZU EINER LITERARISCHEN LEKTÜRE DES WAHREN BUCHES VOM SÜDLICHEN BLÜTENLAND. By Hans Peter Hoffmann. Opera Sinologica 13. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2001. Pp. 410. Cloth, €64.00, ISBN 0940-7927.

 

Way and Byway

Submitted by Komjathy on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 20:33
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WAY AND BYWAY: TAOISM, LOCAL RELIGION, AND MODELS OF DIVINITY IN SUNG AND MODERN CHINA. By Robert Hymes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. xvii + 364; appendix; glossary; index. Cloth, $60.00, ISBN 0-520-20758-0; Paper, $24.95, ISBN 0-520-20759-9.

 

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CHINESE MEDICAL QIGONG THERAPY: A COMPREHENSIVE CLINICAL TEXT. By Jerry Alan Johnson. Pacific Grove: International Institute of Medical Qigong, 2000. Pp. 1085; glossary; bibliography; index; advertisements. Cloth, $135.00, ISBN 1-885246-08-0.

Images of the Immortal

Submitted by Komjathy on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 20:32
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IMAGES OF THE IMMORTAL: THE CULT OF LÜ DONGBIN AT THE PALACE OF ETERNAL JOY. By Paul R. Katz. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1999. Pp. xvi + 309; maps; illustrations; appendixes; glossary; index. Cloth, $49.00, ISBN 0-8248-2170-X.

 

Taoism: The Enduring Tradition

Submitted by Raz Gil on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 20:31
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TAOISM: THE ENDURING TRADITION. By Russell Kirkland. New York and London: Routledge, 2004. Pp. xxii + 282. Paper, $19.95, ISBN 0-415-26322-0

 

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