eBook China: A Religious State, 1st Edition

  • John Lagerwey
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  • ISBN-10: 9882205518
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205512
  • DDC: 299.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 237 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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The Chinese state has always been a religious one, in which pantheons and rituals were central political concerns. But while the state regularly refined its definition of orthodoxy, Chinese local society worshiped gods of its own choosing and organized itself autonomously in geomantic space, according to a local festival calendar.