Demon Hordes and Burning Boats: The Cult of Marshal Wen in Late Imperial Chekiang

Demon Hordes and Burning Boats: The Cult of Marshal Wen in Late Imperial Chekiang

by Paul R. Katz

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ISBN-13: 9780791426623
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Series: SUNY series in Chinese Local Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul R. Katz is a Assistant Professor in the Institute of History at National Central University in Taiwan.

Table of Contents

List of Maps, List of Tables, and Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Periods of Chinese History
Principles of Citation
Abbreviations

Introduction

1. Chekiang

2. Epidemics and Responses to Them

3. The Hagiography of Marshal Wen

4. The Spread of Marshal Wen's Cult

5. The Festival of Marshal Wen

Conclusion
Appendix A. The Festival In Wenchow
Appendix B. The Festival In Hangchow
Bibliography

Index

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