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Soulstealers

the Chinese sorcery scareof 1768

by Philip A. Kuhn

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bureaucracy -- China -- History -- 18thcentury.,
  • Witchcraft -- China -- History -- 18th century.,
  • China -- History -- Ch"ien-lung, 1736-1795.,
  • China -- Politics and government -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p269-278. - Includes index.

    StatementPhilip A. Kuhn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 299p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22613397M
    ISBN 100674821513

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It was feared that sorcerers were roaming the land, clipping off the ends of men's queues (the braids worn byAuthor: Philip A KUHN. Philip A. Kuhn (simplified Chinese: 孔飞力 or 孔复礼; traditional Chinese: 孔飛力 or 孔復禮; pinyin: Kǒng Fēilì; September 9, – Febru ) was an American historian of China and the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University.

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