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Telling stories : witchcraft and scapegoating in Chinese history

Author: B J ter Haar
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Sinica Leidensia, 71.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book analyzes the role of oral stories in Chinese witch-hunts. Of interest to historians of oral traditions, folklore and witch-hunts, but also to those working on anti-Christian movements and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B J ter Haar
ISBN: 9004148442 9789004148444
OCLC Number: 61309435
Description: ix, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. The spotted barbarian and auntie old tiger --
Ch. 3. Organ-snatching and foetus-theft --
Ch. 4. Westerners as scapegoats --
Ch. 5. Demon, birds and vicious foxes --
Ch. 6. Wicked women and evil emperors --
Ch. 7. Communication and stigmatisation.
Series Title: Sinica Leidensia, 71.
Other Titles: Witchcraft and scapegoating in Chinese history
Responsibility: by Barend J. Ter Haar.


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