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State and Court Ritual in China (University of Cambridge Oriental…

by Joseph P. McDermott

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521621577, Hardcover)

This broad-ranging examination of Chinese state and court ritual from 1000 BC to AD 1750 represents the first modern account of the subject in any language. The essays, written by some of the most distinguished scholars in the field, demonstrate how and why ritual has played such a fundamental and often controversial role in the practice of Chinese politics. The book will be of interest to students of Chinese history and religion, as well as those seeking to understand the legacy of that history in the context of modern China.

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