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Author Nedostup, Rebecca, 1966-

Title Superstitious regimes : religion and the politics of Chinese modernity / Rebecca Nedostup.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  951.042 NEDO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 459 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 322.
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 322.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: religion, modernity, nationalism -- Part I: Of legislation and ling -- Inventing religion -- Temples and the redefinition of public life -- Part II: Material motives -- Jiangsu temples as target and tactic -- Idealized communities and the religious remainder -- Part III: Transactional modernity -- Embodying superstition -- Affective regimes -- Conclusion: superstition's legacy.
Subject Religion and politics -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Church and state -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Secularism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History -- 1928-1937.
China -- Politics and government -- 1928-1937.
Standard Number (YBP)3047196
ISBN 9780674035997 (hardback : acidfree paper)
0674035992 (hardback : acid-free paper)