CASE 5:  Popular Belief in Ancient China

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_______. “Spellbinding,” in Donald S. Lopez, Jr. ed., Religion of China in Practice. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996: 241–50.

Kalinowski, Michael. “Les traités de Shuihudi et l’hémérologie chinoise à la fin des Royaumes combatants.” T’oung Pao 72 (1986): 174–228.

_______. “Technical Traditions in Ancient China and shushu Culture in Chinese Religion,” in John Lagerwey, ed., Religion in Chinese Society: The Transformation of the Field. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2004: 223–48.

Loewe, Michael. “China,” in Michael Loewe and Carmen Blacker, eds., Oracles and Divination.Boulder: Shambhala, 1981: 38

_______. “The Almanacs (jih-shu) from Shui-hu-ti.” Asia Major Third Series 1:2 (1988):1–28.

Palmer, Martin, ed. T’ung Shu: The Ancient Chinese Almanac. London: Rider & Co., 1986.

Poo, Mu-choo. “Popular Religion in Pre-imperial China: Observations on the Almanacs of Shui-hu-ti.” T’oung Pao 79 (1993): 225–48.

_______. In Search of Personal Welfare: A View of Ancient Chinese Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1988.

_______. “How to Steer through Life: Negotiating Fate in the Daybook,” in Christopher Lupke, ed., The Magnitude of Ming. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2005:, 107–28.

Smith, Richard. Fortune-Tellers and Philosophers: Divination in Traditional Chinese Society.Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991.

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