Pilgrims and Sacred Sites in China
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Pilgrims and Sacred Sites in China by Susan Naquin
Book DescriptionUntil now, China has been scarcely represented in the burgeoning comparative literature on pilgrimage. This volume remedies that omission, discussing the interaction between pilgrims and sacred sites from the tenth century to the present. From the perspectives of literature, art, history, religion, politics and anthropology, the essays focus on China's most famous pilgrimage mountains as well as lesser known sites.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520075672
(150mm x 230mm x 31mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: United States
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This text examines the city of Peking during the Ming and Qing periods. Using Peking's temples as a starting point, the book excavates the city's varied public arenas, its transformation over five centuries, its human engagements, and its rich cultural imprint.
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Author Biography - Susan Naquin
Susan Naquin is Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Chun-fang Yu is Associate Professor of Religion at Rutgers University.
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