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13 September 2008

Bibliography of Western Language Publications on Chinese Popular Religion (1995-present)


13 Sep 2008

Department of East Asian Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany.

Supplied note:
"A brief note to announce that my online 'Bibliography of Western-Language Publications on Chinese Popular Religion (1995 to present)' [formerly at http://web.missouri.edu/~religpc/bibliography_CPR.html - ed.] has moved to a new server. The new URL is [listed below]. Users should adjust their bookmarks accordingly. - pc."

"[This site groups] entries by their subject matter so as to make it easier for the reader to track down publications on specific topics. The subject categories are adapted from Laurence G. Thompson's Chinese Religions bibliographies, which are the best bibliographic resource for publications on Chinese popular religion up to 1995. (1) Laurence G. Thompson, Chinese Religion in Western Languages: A Comprehensive and Classified Bibliography of Publications in English, French, and German Through 1980. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1985. [...]"

Site contents:
* New Publications 2002; * New Publications 2003; * New Publications 2004; * New Publications 2005; * New Publications 2006; * New Publications 2007; * New Publications 2008; * SUBJECT CATEGORIES: 1. Popular Religion: General Studies, 2. Key Concepts & Values, 3. Local Studies: Mainland China, 4. Local Studies: Taiwan, 5. Local Studies: Hong Kong & Overseas, 6. Deities & Spirits: General, 7. Specific Deities & Cults, 8. Religious Calendar, Festivals, Popular Customs, 9. Temples & Mountains, Pilgrimage, 10. Ritual, 11. Myth & Folklore, 12. Divination, 13. Shamanism, Spirit Mediums, 14. Death, Afterlife, Tombs, Ancestral Cult, 15. Sects, Secret Societies, New Religions, 16. Popular Religion & Gender, 17. Popular Religion, the State, & Local Society, 18. Popular Religion in Scriptures, Tracts, Literature & Drama, 19. Popular Religion & (Folk) Art, 20. Popular Religion and Other Religious Traditions.

URL http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~clartp/bibliography_CPR.html

Internet Archive (web.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract]

Link reported by: Clart Philip (clart--at--uni-leipzig.de), forwarded by h-asia--at--h-net.msu.edu

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