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Modern Chinese Religion : 1850 - 2015 (Hardcover)

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Anthropologists and other scholars specializing in Chinese culture and religion contribute to the fourth and final set of volumes on paradigm shifts in the history of Chinese religion, describing and examining the changing value systems that have made China what it is today. They cover foundational transformations, state policy and state ideology, and histories of religion. Among specific topics are the introduction of economics in China 1850-2010, Buddhism and the state in modern and contemporary China, religion and philanthropy in Chinese societies since 1978, Daoism from the Late Qing to early republican periods, and the commodification of religion in Chinese societies. The 23 papers are from a conference held in Hong Kong during December 2012. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 2.0
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 4 China
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: October 30, 2015
TCIN: 51722269
UPC: 9789004290983
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-6438

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