Fate Calculation Experts: Diviners Seeking Legitimation in Contemporary China

Intro -- Fate Calculation Experts -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The Social and Political Status of Divination in China -- Chapter 2. The Practice of Divination and Diviners -- Chapter 3. Typical Customers of Divination -- Chapter 4. The Moral Discourses o...

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Main Author: Li, Geng
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Berghahn Books, Incorporated 2019
Series/Journal:Asian Anthropologies Ser v.9
Online Access: Volltext (Aggregator)
Parallel Edition:Print version: Li, Geng: Fate Calculation Experts : Diviners Seeking Legitimation in Contemporary China. - New York, NY : Berghahn Books, Incorporated,c2019. - 9781785339943
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Summary:Intro -- Fate Calculation Experts -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The Social and Political Status of Divination in China -- Chapter 2. The Practice of Divination and Diviners -- Chapter 3. Typical Customers of Divination -- Chapter 4. The Moral Discourses of Divination -- Chapter 5. Divination as an Aspect of 'Traditional Culture' -- Chapter 6. Divination as Counselling -- Chapter 7. The Professionalization of Divination through Associations -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
ISBN:1785339958