Gods, ghosts, and gangsters : ritual violence, martial arts, and masculinity on the margins of Chinese society (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Gods, ghosts, and gangsters : ritual violence, martial arts, and masculinity on the margins of Chinese society

Author: Avron Albert Boretz
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a thorough and original account of violent ritual and ritual violence in Chinese religion and society. Close-up, sensitive portrayals and the voices of ritual actors themselves-mostly  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boretz, Avron Albert, 1956-
Gods, ghosts, and gangsters.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)1042269971
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avron Albert Boretz
ISBN: 9780824833770 0824833775 9780824834913 0824834917
OCLC Number: 593629277
Description: ix, 273 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Violence, honor, and manhood --
Taidong : the mountains and beyond --
Fire and fury --
Tales from the jianghu --
Wine, women, and song --
Conclusion : faces of the gods.
Responsibility: Avron Boretz.

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