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  • Historical Dictionary of Taoismby Julian F. Pas

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 89.99

    This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development through the ages, while the dictionary itself is comprised of 275 entries that define Taoist concepts, scriptures, deities, practices, and... more...

  • Daoism in Historyby Benjamin Penny

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    The first in an exciting new series, this book presents brand new thinking on Daoism - a field now recognized as one of the most vital areas of research in Chinese history and the history of religions. more...

  • The Tao of the Westby J.J. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    In this book J.J Clarke shows us how Taoist texts, ideas and practices have been assimilated within a whole range of Western ideas and agendas. A fascinating introduction to Taoism and the history of the West's encounter with it. more...

  • Popular Religion in Chinaby Stephan Feuchtwang

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Incorporating field based research in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, this book examines Chinese popular religion from historical, political and theoretical perspectives. more...

  • Geology & Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume I, 1836by William Buckland

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 400.00

    Moving away from his earlier belief in a short, catastrophic history of the Earth, Buckland's Treatise envisages instead progressive change as the Earth gradually cooled as it was prepared for human occupation. more...

  • Confucianism for the Modern Worldby Daniel A. Bell; Hahm Chaibong

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    This volume argues for the relevance of Confucian policies and institutions for the contemporary world. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Taoismby Fabrizio Pregadio

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 360.00

    The Encyclopedia of Taoism provides comprehensive coverage of Taoist religion, thought and history, reflecting the current state of Taoist scholarship. Taoist studies have progressed beyond any expectation in recent years. Researchers in a number of languages have investigated topics virtually unknown only a few years previously, while others have... more...

  • An Introduction to Confucianismby Xinzhong Yao

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00

    Introduces the many strands of Confucianism in a style accessible to students and general readers. more...

  • To Live as Long as Heaven and Earthby Robert F. Campany

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 105.00

    In late classical and early medieval China, ascetics strove to become transcendents--deathless beings with supernormal powers. Practitioners developed dietetic, alchemical, meditative, gymnastic, sexual, and medicinal disciplines (some of which are still practiced today) to perfect themselves and thus transcend death. Narratives of their achievements... more...

  • Dao De Jingby Laozi

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 28.95

    Dao De Jing is one of the richest, most suggestive, and most popular works of philosophy and literature. Composed in China between the late sixth and the late fourth centuries b.c., its enigmatic verses have inspired artists, philosophers, poets, religious thinkers, and general readers down to our own times. This new translation, both revelatory... more...