The Sacred Village: Social Change and Religious Life in Rural North China
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288pp. January 2005
The Sacred Village: Social Change and Religious Life in Rural North China
Author: DuBois, Thomas;
Until recently, few villagers of rural North China ventured far from their homes. Their intensely local view of the world included knowledge of the immanent sacred realm, which derived from stories of divine revelations, cures, and miracles that circulate
"An excellent and timely study, contributing to our historical understanding of the sectarian tradition as well as illustrating the revival of such traditions in contemporary China. The book is well written and highly readable. Professors of upper-level u
Author: DuBois, Thomas;
Thomas DuBois is assistant professor of history at the National University of Singapore.
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