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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 118

Imperiled Destinies

The Daoist Quest for Deliverance in Medieval China

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HARDCOVER

$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674237247

Publication Date: 04/22/2019

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388 pages

6 x 9 inches

10 photos, 10 color photos

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Franciscus Verellen is Professor in the History of Daoism at the École Française d’Extrême‐Orient and Member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles‐Lettres, Institut de France.

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