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Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities
Less than a century has passed since the reprinting by photolithography of the Daoist Canon made possible more than occasional research by non-initiates into the rich and ancient traditions ofExpand
Mountain Deities in China: The Domestication of the Mountain God and the Subjugation of the Margins
Etude sur la montagne consideree comme divinite par les anciens chinois Taoistes et Bouddhistes. L'article explore la montagne comme dieu et les divers groupes de dieux habitant ou en associationExpand
Feasting Without the Victuals: The Evolution of the Daoist Communal Kitchen
In her work among the Sherpas of Nepal, Sherry Ortner (1978) has shown that the relations of host and guest at a banquet provide a nexus through which complex transactions involving current benefitExpand
Great Perfection: Religion and Ethnicity in a Chinese Millennial Kingdom
Great Perfection tells the story of the Ba people and of the Li family in particular. Engaging the most recent scholarship in Western, Chinese, and Japanese languages (including archaeological andExpand
A history of Chʻeng-Han