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Soulstealers

The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768

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$35.00 • £30.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674821521

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

Short

320 pages

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

9 halftones, 10 line illustrations, 2 maps

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A subtle, powerful, and still relevant inquiry into the dynamics of autocratic rule.—From the Joseph Levenson Book Prize citation

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