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Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and

 
 
 
 
Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and
Author: Robert Hymes
ISBN 13: 9780520207592
ISBN 10: 520207599
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2002-01-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 444
List Price: $38.95
 
 

"Only Robert Hymes could have produced such a vivid, fascinating portrait of a Taoist mountain, with its immortals, its clergy, and its devotees. Extensive translations of poetry, ghost stories, and canonical sources make it possible for the first time to glimpse the richness of life in a Taoist community in the distant past."—Valerie Hansen, author of The Open Empire: A History of China to 1600