The cult of the dead in a Chinese village

by Emily Martin

Publisher: Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif

Written in English
Cover of: The cult of the dead in a Chinese village | Emily Martin
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  • China.

Subjects:

  • Ancestor worship -- China

Edition Notes

Bibliography: [269]-271.

Statement[by] Emily M. Ahern.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL467 .A35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 280 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5312567M
ISBN 100804708355
LC Control Number72097202

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