HARVARD EAST ASIAN MONOGRAPHS
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Daoist Modern

Innovation, Lay Practice, and the Community of Inner Alchemy in Republican Shanghai

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674033092

Publication Date: 07/01/2009

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396 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones

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  • Figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Late Qing and Early Republican Daoism
  • A Journey from Anqing to Shanghai
  • Innovating Immortals’ Body: Nationalism, Antiquity, and Science
  • Practice makes Perfect: Inner Alchemic Techniques and Regimens
  • The Inner Alchemic Community
  • The Print Culture and Revival of Inner Alchemy
  • Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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