Patrons and patriarchs : Chan monks and regional rulers during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Patrons and patriarchs : Chan monks and regional rulers during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms

Author: Benjamin Brose
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015.
Series: Studies in East Asian Buddhism, no. 25.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Patrons and Patriarchs breaks new ground in the study of clergy-court relations during the tumultuous period that spanned the collapse of the Tang dynasty (618-907) and the consolidation of the Northern Song (960-1127). This era, known as the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, has typically been characterized as a time of debilitating violence and instability, but it also brought increased economic prosperity,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brose, Benjamin.
Patrons and patriarchs.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015003419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Brose
ISBN: 0824857240 9780824857240
OCLC Number: 929917285
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Disintegration: the Tang-Five Dynasties transition --
Improvisation: the transformation of regional Buddhist cultures in southern China --
Founding fathers: the Kingdom of Min --
Filial sons: the southern Tang --
Heirs and ancestors: the kingdom of Wuyue --
Reintegration: the North prevails.
Series Title: Studies in East Asian Buddhism, no. 25.
Responsibility: Benjamin Brose.

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Breaks new ground in the study of clergy-court relations during the tumultuous period that spanned the collapse of the Tang dynasty (618-907) and the consolidation of the Northern Song (960-1127).  Read more...

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