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Readership: Scholars and students of Chinese history, religion, and culture, particularly during the Ming dynasty.
Richard G. Wang, Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, University of Florida
Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, University of Florida
"A work of outstanding erudition... Richard Wang's The Ming Prince and Daoism will probably become required reading for future research on Chinese religion in general." - The Journal of Asian Studies
Chapter One: Ming Princes: An Overview
Chapter Two: Princely Ritual Institutions
Chapter Three: Ming Princes and Daoist Ritual
Chapter Four: Cultivation and Book
Chapter Five: Temple Patronage
Chapter Six: Literary Patronage
Chapter Seven: Princely Contacts with Clerics and Fashion of Daoist Names
Epilogue: The Multi-faceted Princely Patronage of a Daoist Temple
Appendix A: Genealogical Chart of the Ming Emperors and Their Lines of Descent
Appendix B: The numbers of princes under each emperor