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Sanctity and self-inflicted violence in Chinese religions, 1500-1700

Jimmy Yung Fung Yu

Sanctity and self-inflicted violence in Chinese religions, 1500-1700

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious life and customs,
  • China,
  • Self-mutilation,
  • Violence,
  • Rites and ceremonies,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementJimmy Yu
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1812.R57 Y85 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032988M
    ISBN 109780199844883, 9780199844906, 9780199844890
    LC Control Number2011035537

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