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Author Hatfield, D. J. W.

Title Taiwanese pilgrimage to China : ritual, complicity, community / DJ W. Hatfield
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 275 pages) : illustrations, digital
Contents Introduction: complication and deferral -- Heat and noise -- Fabrication and commitment -- Vignette: remembering a movement -- Reluctance and conversion -- Objects and institutions -- Interlude: enjoyment and sincerity -- Itineraries and structures -- Techniques and forgeries -- Curiosity and commitment
Summary Through an examination of the pilgrimages to China that enveloped Taiwan in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Hatfield advances anthropological understandings of conflict resolution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- China -- Fujian Sheng.
Taiwanese -- China -- Fujian Sheng -- Migrations.
Taiwanese -- China -- Fujian Sheng -- Rites and ceremonies.
Taiwanese -- China -- Fujian Sheng -- Social conditions.
Fujian Sheng (China) -- Religious life and customs.
Fujian Sheng (China) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009016321
ISBN 0230102131
0230616038 (alk. paper)
9780230616035 (alk. paper)