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Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion

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Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion - Bruun, Ole
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Contrary to popular manuals, this book approaches fengshui from an academic angle, focusing on its significance in China, but also depicting the recent history of its reinterpretation in the West. It includes a historical account of fengshui over the last 150 years with anthropological fieldwork on contemporary practices in two Chinese rural areas. The author argues that fengshui serves as an alternative tradition of cosmological knowledge to explain a range of everyday occurrences in rural areas such as disease, mental ...

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Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion 2004, NIAS Press, Copenhagen

ISBN-13: 9788791114793

Hardcover

Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion 2003, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824826727

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Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion 2003, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780700716739

Hardcover