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General History of Religions in China, Volume 1, Hardback Book

General History of Religions in China, Volume 1 Hardback

Edited by Mou Zhongjian

Part of the Religions in China Series series


Religion and belief have played vital roles in the history of Chinese culture.

Written by one of China's foremost experts on the subject, this major new two-volume work enables people around the world cross to truly learn and understand China's fascinating history of religion, and the winding path each has taken throughout Chinese history. Made available for the very first time outside of China, this comprehensive book sets out chronologically the major events and historical developments of each religion and faith that has played a part in creating modern-day China.

These include:Early Primitive Religions. Patriarchal Religions. Taoism. Chinese Folk Religions. Buddhism. Islam. Christianity. General History of Religions in China offers deep and methodical research covering the entire history of Chinese religion and belief with contributions from some of China's most distinguished professors. Published as a two-volume set in association with the prestigious China Social Sciences Press (CSSP) it provides essential reference material for academic institutions involved with Chinese studies, religious studies, history studies, plus academics who seek to better understand the roots of contemporary Chinese culture.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 600 pages
  • Publisher: Paths International Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Regional studies
  • ISBN: 9781844642694


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