Praying for Power : Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late Ming China

Cambridge, MA: Council on East Asian Studies / Harvard University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 403 (3) p. w/ illus., maps, endnotes, bibliography, index. Examines Buddhism's relationship to Neo-Confucianism, growth of tourism to sites, and motives for charitable donations by Ming gentry, then focusing on 3 very different counties. Very good / very good. Item #18324

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