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Spirit Cults in Yan’an: Surrogate Rural Subjectivity in the Urbanizing Rural

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the public secrecy and popularity of spirit cults in Yan'an in the context of the urbanization of the rural area. It first provides an overview of folk popular religion and ... More


The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk: Practicing Buddhism in Modern Thailand

Justin McDaniel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153775
eISBN:
9780231527545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153775.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Stories centering on the lovelorn ghost (Mae Nak) and the magical monk (Somdet To) are central to Thai Buddhism. Historically important and emotionally resonant, these characters appeal to every ... More


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