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Divine justice : religion and the development of Chinese legal culture

Author: Paul R Katz
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the integral role of religious beliefs and practices in Chinese legal culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Justiz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Katz
ISBN: 9780415443456 0415443458 0415574331 9780415574334
OCLC Number: 236082318
Description: xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The development of the judicial underworld --
The judicial continuum --
Oaths and chicken-beheading rituals --
Indictment rituals --
Trials of the insane and dressing as a criminal --
Judicial rituals in Asian colonial and immigrant history --
Judicial rituals in modern Taiwan --
Case study.
Series Title: Academia Sinica on East Asia.
Responsibility: Paul R. Katz.
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