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Precious Volumes: An Introduction to Chinese Sectarian Scriptures from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
"Precious volumes," or "pao-chuan," were produced by popular sects in the Ming and early Qing dynasties. These scriptures were believed to have been divinely revealed to sect leaders and containExpand
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From "Feudal Superstition" to "Popular Beliefs": New Directions in Mainland Chinese Studies of Chinese Popular Religion
C'est environ a partir de 1990 que les chercheurs chinois ont commence, pour la premiere fois depuis cinquante ans, a publier des etudes sur les traditions religieuses des Chinois ordinaires ;Expand
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The Origins of the Tiandihui: The Chinese Triads in Legend and History
The Tiandihui, also known as the Heaven and Earth Association or the Triads, was one of the earliest, largest, and most enduring of the Chinese secret societies that have played crucial roles atExpand
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Ritual Leaders in North China Local Communities in the Twentieth Century: A Report on Research in Progress
The topic of this research note is part of a book-length project now in progress, entitled ”Local Religion in North China: the Structure and Organization of Community Rituals and Beliefs,” for whichExpand
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