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Demonic Warfare During the Ming: The Emperor and His Daoist Warriors

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Ming dynasty by situating Daoist martial rituals within imperial politics. It considers how the liturgical structure of Daoism is implemented on an ... More


Demonic Warfare During the Yuan: Thunder Ritual, Unruly Spirits, and Local Militias

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Yuan dynasty by focusing on Daoist exorcistic, martial rituals and how they relate to the formation of communal networks. It shows that martial ... More


Introduction: Novels and the Work of the Gods

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines how the categories “literature,” “religion,” and “community” intersect in the seventeenth-century vernacular novel, Fengshen yanyi (Canonization of the Gods). It situates ... More


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