Chinese ritual and politics / Emily Martin Ahern.

As a result of the strength and dominance of the centralized state, ritual action in China often takes its logic from political action. In this book Emily Ahern explores the implications of this. She argues that forms of control attempted ritually on non-human persons (gods and other spirits) in Chi...

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Main Author: Martin, Emily, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Series:Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ; 34.
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