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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 57

To Become a God

Cosmology, Sacrifice, and Self-Divinization in Early China

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ISBN 9780674016439

Publication Date: 05/01/2004

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In explicating the unfolding notions of spirit and cosmos in ancient China, Puett engages extensively with the greatest authorities in the field… To this ambitious tour de force through the ‘world of thought in ancient China,’ Puett adds the comparative perspective of anthropologists such as Claude Lévi-Strauss and Marshall Sahlins, and such diverse others as Mircea Eliade and Max Weber. Puett thus puts China solidly in a global comparative context.Chinese Historical Review

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