Daoism Handbook

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Livia Kohn
BRILL, Jan 1, 2000 - Religion - 914 pages
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Thirty major scholars in the field wrote this new, authoritative guide to the main features and development of Daoism. The chapters are devoted to either specific periods, or topics such as Women in Daoism, Daoism in Korea and Daoist Ritual Music. Each chapter rigidly deals with a fixed set of aspects, such as history, texts, worldview and practices. Clear markings in the chapters themselves and a detailed index make this volume the most accessible key resource on Daoism past and present.
 

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Contents

I
xi
II
1
III
30
IV
53
V
74
VI
109
VII
134
VIII
165
XVI
413
XVII
464
XVIII
498
XIX
541
XX
567
XXI
594
XXII
623
XXIII
659

IX
196
X
225
XI
256
XII
283
XIII
309
XIV
339
XV
384
XXIV
683
XXV
709
XXVI
747
XXVII
765
XXVIII
792
XXIX
821
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About the author (2000)

Livia Kohn, Ph.D. (1980) in Chinese Studies, Bonn University, is Professor of Religious Studies at Boston University. She has published extensively on the Daoist tradition and its mysticism and mythology, including "Early Chinese Mysticism" (1992), "The Taoist Experience" (1993), "Laughing at the Tao" (1995) and "God of the Dao" (1998).