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Author Campany, Robert Ford, 1959-

Title Making transcendents [electronic resource] : ascetics and social memory in early medieval China / Robert Ford Campany.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 300 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-289) and index.
Contents Bringing transcendents down to earth -- The transcendent's cultural repertoire -- Deeper repertoire analysis: "avoiding grains" -- Secret arts, manifest wonders -- Verbal self-presentation and audience response -- Adepts and their communities -- Adepts, their families, and the imperium -- Hagiographic persuasions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Asceticism -- Taoism -- History -- To 1500.
Taoism -- Social aspects -- China -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Ascetics and social memory in early medieval China
ISBN 9780824833336 (hard cover : alk. paper)

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