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Goddess on the frontier : religion, ethnicity, and gender in southwest China / Megan Bryson.

Author:
Bryson, Megan [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-234) and index.
Contents:
Introduction : religion, ethnicity, and gender in Dali -- Baijie's background : religion and representation in the Nanzhao and Dali kingdoms -- Holy consort white sister : Baijie Shengfei and Dali Buddhism -- Little white sister : Baijie Amei, dragons, and kingship in Ming Dali -- Lady of cypress chastity : Baijie Furen in the Ming and Qing -- Baijie the benzhu : village religion in contemporary Dali -- Conclusion : ethnicity and gender in the cult of the goddess Baijie.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780804799546 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0804799547 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016012719
OCLC:
949986866
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