The Chinese and Tibetan traditions value biography as a primary historiographical and literary genre. This volume analyses biographies as texts, taking seriously the literary turn in historical and religious studies and applying some of its insights to an understudied but central corpus of material...
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
Essays in Honour of Liu Ts'un-yan
Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism
Over the last decade there has been a marked increase in the study of Daoism especially in Japan, China and the West, with a new generation of scholars broadening our understanding of the religion. Including contributions from the foremost scholars in the field, Daoism in History presents...
Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge