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The Body Incantatory

Whether chanted as devotional prayers, intoned against the dangers of the wilds, or invoked to heal the sick and bring ease to the dead, incantations were pervasive features of Buddhist practice in la

ISBN10 : 0231537786 , ISBN13 : 9780231537780

Page Number : 464

On Their Own Terms

Since the middle of the nineteenth century, imperial reformers, early Republicans, Guomindang party cadres, and Chinese Communists have all prioritized science and technology. In this book, Elman give

ISBN10 : 9780674016859 , ISBN13 : 0674016858

Page Number : 567

High Culture Fever

"This work will become one of the most noted and discussed scholarly works in our field and will further establish its author as one of modern China's foremost cultural critics."--Howard Goldblatt, ed

ISBN10 : 9780520202955 , ISBN13 : 0520202953

Page Number : 376

Media Worlds

This groundbreaking volume showcases the exciting work emerging from the ethnography of media, a burgeoning new area in anthropology that expands both social theory and ethnographic fieldwork to exami

ISBN10 : 0520928164 , ISBN13 : 9780520928169

Page Number : 429