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The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674821521

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


320 pages

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

9 halftones, 10 line illustrations, 2 maps


  • 1. Tales of the China Clipper
  • 2. The Prosperous Age
  • 3. Threats Seen and Unseen
  • 4. The Crime Defined
  • 5. The Roots of Sorcery Fear
  • 6. The Campaign in the Provinces
  • 7. On the Trail of the Master-Sorcerers
  • 8. The End of the Trail
  • 9. Political Crime and Bureaucratic Monarchy
  • 10. Theme and Variations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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