The Temples of Anking and their Cults - A Study of Modern Chinese Religion

By: Shryock, John

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Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Abrasions to rear endpaper. ; 1973 facsimile reprint of the first edition (Paris, 1931). [iv], 206 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 228 x 149. Contents: Introduction; The Temples of Anking; Ancestral Temples; Temples to Great Men; The State Temples; Buddhist Temples; Taoist Temples; Individual Cults; Conclusion; Appendices; Index; Bibliography. "Like the Buddhists, the Taoists are ready to claim almost any god as their own, or any temple, if they can get their hands on it, but nevertheless the number of really Taoist temples is pretty definite, and it is possible to eliminate cults which do not belong to them." - page 87.

Title: The Temples of Anking and their Cults - A Study of Modern Chinese Religion

Author Name: Shryock, John

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: (1973)

ISBN Number: 0404569471

ISBN Number 13: 9780404569471

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 18907

Keywords: Religion