Death ritual in late imperial and modern China /
During the late imperial era (1500-1911), China, though divided by ethnic, linguistic, and regional differences at least as great as those prevailing in Europe, enjoyed a remarkable solidarity. What held Chinese society together for so many centuries? Some scholars have pointed to the institutional...
University of California Press,
|Series:||Studies on China ;
- The structure of Chinese funerary rites: elementary forms, ritual sequence, and the primacy of performance / James L. Watson
- A historian's approach to Chinese death ritual / Evelyn S. Rawski
- Funerals in North China: uniformity and variation / Susan Naquin
- Death, food, and fertility / Stuart E. Thompson
- Funeral specialists in Cantonese society: pollution, performance, and social hierarchy / James L. Watson
- Grieving for the dead, grieving for the living: funeral laments of Hakka women / Elizabeth L. Johnson
- Gender and ideological differences in representations of life and death / Emily Martin
- Souls and salvation: conflicting themes in Chinese popular religion / Myron L. Cohen
- Remembering the dead: graves and politics in Southeastern China / Rubie S. Watson
- The imperial way of death: Ming and Ch'ing emperors and death ritual / Evelyn S. Rawski
- Mao's remains / Frederic Wakeman, Jr.
- Death in the People's Republic of China / Martin K. Whyte.