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Author Liu, Yonghua
Title Confucian Rituals and Chinese Villagers : Ritual Change and Social Transformation in a Southeastern Chinese Community, 1368-1949
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (342 pages)
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Series Religion in Chinese Societies Ser. ; v.6
Religion in Chinese Societies Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Tables, Figures, Illustrations, and Maps -- Terms for Measures and Money -- Acknowledgements -- Part One Introduction -- Chapter One Confucian Rituals in Late Imperial Chinese State and Society -- Commoners, Confucian Rituals, and Neo-Confucianism -- The Appropriation of Confucian Rituals -- A Social History of Rituals in Sibao -- Principal Themes -- Sources -- Chapter Two History at the Periphery: Tingzhou and Sibao -- Tingzhou: Banditry, Ethnicity, and the State -- Sibao: Making a Center out of a Periphery -- Part Two Lisheng as Cultural Mediators -- Chapter Three Who Are Lisheng? -- Lisheng: An Overview -- Lisheng in the Imperial State -- Lisheng in Late Imperial and Modern Chinese Society -- Lisheng and Sibao Society -- A Summary of Rituals in Sibao -- Who Are Lisheng? -- Chapter Four Lisheng and Their Rituals -- Lisheng and Sibao Rituals -- Ritual Formats -- Lisheng in Action -- Manuals of Sacrificial Texts -- A Summary of Manuals of Sacrificial Texts -- Who Wrote the Texts? -- Part Three Lineage, Ritual, and Corporate Estates -- Chapter Five The Creation of a Lineage Society -- Lineage Building -- The Mas of Mawu -- The Zous of Wuge -- The Yans of Yanwu -- Ancestors, Genealogy, and Lineage Building -- Chapter Six Rites, Land, and Lineages -- Ancestral Rites -- Land, Lineage, and Local Elite -- The Limits of Lineage Building -- Part Four A Strange Community Compact? -- Chapter Seven Community Compacts, Village Rituals, and Local Society -- Community Compacts in Late Imperial Sibao -- Villages and Descent Groups around Shangbao -- The Making of a Community Compact -- Shangbao Compact and Local Society -- Part Five The Worship of Gods -- Chapter Eight Gods, Ancestors, and Demons -- Zougong: A God Becoming an Ancestor -- Gods and Temples in Pre-Ming Sibao -- When a God Became an Ancestor
The Transformation of She and Li -- Shegong in Pre-Ming Tingzhou -- Lishe Altars and Xiangli Altars Since the Ming -- Legends of Shegong and Ritual Masters -- Chapter Nine Temples, Markets, and Village Identity -- Temple Building and Village Identity -- Guandi and Village Identity -- Temples and Commerce -- Construction of the Tianhou Temple at the Laijiaxu Market -- Opening a Market in the Eighteenth Century -- The Tianhou Temple of Shangbao -- Chapter Ten Locating Rituals in Time and Space -- The Genealogy of a Grand Narrative -- Cultural Hybridization as a Historical Process -- Appendices -- Appendix One Jinshi (Metropolitan Graduates) in Late Imperial Tingzhou -- Appendix Two Lisheng and the Rituals Performed by Them in Tingzhou -- Appendix Three Fifty Sibao Jiwenben (I): Basic Facts -- Appendix Four Fifty Sibao Jiwenben (II): Breakdown of Contents -- Appendix Five Five Prohibitions of the Shangbao Compact -- Appendix Six Villages and Surnames in Sibao -- Appendix Seven Temples and Gods in the Sibao Basin -- Appendix Eight Gods and Texts Dedicated to Them in Three Sibao Jiwenben -- Bibliography -- Index
In Confucian Rituals and Chinese Villagers, Yonghua Liu examines how Confucian rituals were introduced to the Chinese countryside and how this introduction brought about social and cultural transformations in late imperial and modern periods
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Link Print version: Liu, Yonghua Confucian Rituals and Chinese Villagers : Ritual Change and Social Transformation in a Southeastern Chinese Community, 1368-1949 Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004257245
Subject Confucianism -- China, Southeast -- History.;Confucianism -- China, Southeast -- Rituals -- History and criticism.;Religion and sociology -- China, Southeast.;Neo-Confucianism -- Social aspects -- China, Southeast.;China, Southeast -- Religious life and customs.;China, Southeast -- Social life and customs
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