Fengshui in China : geomantic divination between state orthodoxy and popular religion /
Ole Bruun ; foreword by Stephan Feuchtwang.
Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press, c2003.
xiv, 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press, c2003.
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Fengshui : a challenge to anthropology -- Fengshui practices and policies, 1850 to 1949 -- Fengshui practices and policies after 1949 -- The fengshui revival : fieldwork in Sichuan -- Another school of fengshui : fieldwork in Jiangsu -- Fengshui applications and possible interpretations -- The construction of a discourse : fengshui as environmental ethics -- Conclusion -- Appendix: On the origin of fengshui and the history of its literature.
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"Simultaneously published in the United States by the University of Hawaii Press"--T.p. verso.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-300) and index.
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Fengshui: A Challenge to Anthropologyp. 1
Fengshui Practices and Policies, 1850 to 1949p. 34
Fengshui Practices and Policies after 1949p. 81
The Fengshui Revival - Fieldwork in Sichuanp. 112
Another School of Fengshui - Fieldwork in Jiangsup. 163
Fengshui Applications and Possible Interpretationsp. 198
The Construction of a Discourse: Fengshui as Environmental Ethicsp. 231
Conclusionp. 255
On the Origin of Fengshui and the History of Its Literaturep. 263
List of Chinese Termsp. 285
List of Chinese Namesp. 287
Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 301
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