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The Resource The cult of the fox : power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China, Xiaofei Kang

The cult of the fox : power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China, Xiaofei Kang

Label
The cult of the fox : power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China
Title
The cult of the fox
Title remainder
power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China
Statement of responsibility
Xiaofei Kang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than five centuries the shamanistic fox cult has attracted large portions of the Chinese population and appealed to a wide range of social classes. Deemed illicit by imperial rulers and clerics and officially banned by republican and communist leaders, the fox cult has managed to survive and flourish in individual homes and community shrines throughout northern China. In this new work, the first to examine the fox cult as a vibrant popular religion, Xiaofei Kang explores the manifold meanings of the fox spirit in Chinese society. Kang describes various cult practices, activities
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kang, Xiaofei
Dewey number
299.5/11212
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
BL2211.I5
LC item number
K36 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cults
  • Foxes
  • RELIGION
  • HISTORY
  • Cults
  • Foxes
  • China
  • Fuchs
  • Kult
  • Volksglaube
  • China
  • Vossen
  • Cultus
  • Fuchs
  • China
Label
The cult of the fox : power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China, Xiaofei Kang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3. Foxes and Domestic Worship
  • 4. Foxes and Spirit Mediums
  • 5. Foxes and Local Cults
  • 6. Fox Spirits and Officials
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Map: The Chinese Empire in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Introduction
  • 1. Foxes in Early Chinese Tradition
  • 2. Huxian and the Spread of the Fox Cult
Control code
808346365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508223
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/kang13338
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2734hj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808346365
Label
The cult of the fox : power, gender, and popular religion in late imperial and modern China, Xiaofei Kang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3. Foxes and Domestic Worship
  • 4. Foxes and Spirit Mediums
  • 5. Foxes and Local Cults
  • 6. Fox Spirits and Officials
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Map: The Chinese Empire in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Introduction
  • 1. Foxes in Early Chinese Tradition
  • 2. Huxian and the Spread of the Fox Cult
Control code
808346365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508223
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/kang13338
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2734hj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808346365

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