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Daoism handbook

Author: Livia Kohn
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Vierte Abteilung,, China ;, 14. Bd.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides key information on the Daoist tradition in an easily accessible yet highly readable format. It contains a coherent collection of thirty articles by major scholars in the field  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Student Collection
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Daoism handbook.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000
(OCoLC)606531664
Online version:
Daoism handbook.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000
(OCoLC)608042019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Livia Kohn
ISBN: 9004112081 9789004112087
OCLC Number: 43561805
Description: xxxviii, 914 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Russel Kirkland, T.H. Barrett, Livia Kohn --
The Daode jing and Its Tradition / Alan Chan --
The Zhuangzi and Its Impact / Victor Mair --
Han Cosmology and Mantic Practices / Mark Csikszentmihalyi --
Longevity Techniques and Chinese Medicine / Ute Engelhardt --
Immortality and Transcendence / Benjamin Penny --
Early Daoist Movements / Barbara Hendrischke --
Elixirs and Alchemy / Fabrizio Pregadio --
Shangqing--Highest Clarity / Isabelle Robinet --
The Lingbao School / Yamada Toshiaki --
The Southern Celestial Masters / Peter Nickerson --
The Northern Celestial Masters / Livia Kohn --
Daoist Ordination and Zhai Rituals / Charles Benn --
Daoism in the Tang (618-907) / Livia Kohn, Russell Kirkland --
Women in Daoism / Catherine Despeux --
Ritual Movements, Deity Cults, and the Transformation of Daoism in Song and Yuan Times / Lowell Skar --
Inner Alchemy (Neidan) / Lowell Skar, Fabrizio Pregadio --
Talismans and Sacred Diagrams / Catherine Despeux --
Divination as Daoist Practice / Sakade Yoshinobu --
Quanzhen--Complete Perfection / Ted Yao --
Daoism in the Ming (1368-1644) / Pierre-Henry Debruyn --
Daoism in the Qing (1644-1911) / Monica Esposito --
Daoist Ritual Today / Kenneth Dean --
Daoist Sacred Sites / Thomas Hahn --
Daoist Art / Stephen Little --
Daoist Ritual Music / Takimoto Yuzo, Liu Hong --
The Study of Daoism in China Today / Ding Huang --
Daoism in Korea / Jung Jae-Seo --
Daoism in Japan / Masuo Shinichiro.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Vierte Abteilung,, China ;, 14. Bd.
Responsibility: edited by Livia Kohn.

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"...ein unverzichtbares Forschungshilfsmittel ... Es gibt gegenwartig kein anderes Werk, das einen ahnlich vollstandigen UEberblick uber die daoistische Tradition bietet." - Hubert Seiwert, in: Read more...

 
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