In Search of the Folk Daoists in North China
Daoist ritual in China is still only a small part of Daoist studies. Most work focuses on the southeast, with the vast area of north China often assumed to be a tabula rasa for local lay liturgical traditions. This book, based on fieldwork, challenges this assumption.
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A wellkept secret
Singing from a different hymnsheet north and central Shanxi
Templelay connections south Shanxi and south Hebei Shaanxi and Gansu
South Shanxi and south Hebei
Just cant get the staff the central Hebei plain
Introduction to Part Three
Daxing the Liangshanpo transmission
Bazhou and Jinghai
The western area Houshan and the Houtu cult
Its Daoism but not as we know it
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