Exorcism and Money: The Symbolic World of the Five-Fury Spirits in Late Imperial China

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Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley/Center for Chinese Studies, 2003 - Religion - 227 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
The Origins of Wuchang Exorcism
21
Ming Taizu Religious Hierarchy and Ghost Exorcism
40
Copyright

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altar ancestral Anhui anthropomorphized apical ancestor bianwen Buddhist Chen Sheng Chenghuang China Chinese Chizhou Cishan city and earth city god city god temple conflation Confucian county seat cult cultural dajiang Daoguang Daoist Daozang demonic Dingbu door gods Dunhuang dynasty earth god Eastern Peak Emperor Emperor Zhang exorcising exorcism Fangxiang Five Directions Five Emperors Five Furies Fujian Gao Cheng gazetteer gentrified gentry ghosts god of wealth Guan Yu Guandi Guangde Guanyin Gujin tushu jicheng Han Yu Hangzhou hierarchical Hongwu Hou Hanshu Huaguang Huizhou merchants Huizhou region Jade Emperor ji er mingzhi Jiajing Jiangnan Jiangsu Jiangxi jinshi Jixi Kaiyuan late imperial late imperial China late Ming late-Ming liang'an de tiao Limu lineage liturgy local elites local pantheon Lushan Marshal Zhao menghua mid Ming military banners Ming dynasty Ming-Qing MQHS Mulian Mulian opera Ningguo official pantheon pentad pentad spirits performance popular Wuchang popular Wuchang symbolism prefecture qiang Qimen county Qing Qingyang quanzhen religious rites Rites of Zhou ritual opera sacrifices script Shaoxing Shexian Shuowen jiezi Sichuan social society Song southern Anhui subordinate subprefecture Suzhou symbolic world Taizu Tang temple tiao Wuchang Tudi tutelary deity variant village Wang Hua wenxian tongkao Wuchang and Wutong Wuchang symbolism Wuchang worship Wusheng Wusi Wutong Wuxian Wuyuan Xidi Xidi Hus Xikou Xin Tang shu Xiuning Xiuning county Xuhe liang'an Yellow Emperor Yixian Yue Fei Zhang Bo Zhang Xun Zhejiang Zheng Zheng Xuan Zhishan Zhong Kui Zhongguo Zhou Zhouli Zhu Xi Zhu Yuanzhang Zhuangzi Zhuanxu

About the author (2003)

Qitao Guo is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the author of "Exorcism and Money: The Symbolic World of the Five-Fury Spirits in Late Imperial China (Berkeley, 2003).

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