Table of contents for Early Chinese religion / edited by John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski.

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CONTENTS 
Acknowledgements ............................................................................. ix Chronology of Dynasties and Periods ............................................. xi List of illustrations, maps and 
tables ............................................... xiii Introduction 
John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski ................................ 1 
SHANG AND WESTERN ZHOU (1250-771 BC) 
Shang state religion and the pantheon of the oracle texts ........... 41 Robert Eno 
Shang and Zhou funeral practices: interpretation of 
material vestiges .............................................................................. 103 
Alain Thote 
Bronze inscriptions, the Shijing and the Shangshu: the evolution 
of the ancestral sacrifice during the Western Zhou .................. 143 
Martin Kern 
Rituals for the Earth ........................................................................... 201 Kominami Ichiro 
EASTERN ZHOU (770-256 BC) 
Ancestor worship during the Eastern Zhou ................................... 237 Constance A. Cook 
Ritual and ritual texts in early China .............................................. 281 Mu-chou Poo 
Chinese history writing between the sacred and the secular ...... 315 Yuri Pines 
Diviners and astrologers under the Eastern Zhou (770-256 BC): transmitted texts and recent archaeological discoveries 
........................................................................................ 341 Marc Kalinowski 
The image and status of shamans in ancient China ..................... 397 Fu-shih Lin 
The subject and the sovereign: exploring the self in early Chinese self-cultivation ................................................................................. 459 Romain Graziani 
Ethics and self-cultivation practice in early China ....................... 519 Mark Csikszentmihalyi 
The mythology of early China .......................................................... 543 Mark Edward Lewis 
Ritual practices for constructing terrestrial space (Warring States-early Han) ............................................................................. 595 Vera Dorofeeva-Lichtmann 
The rite, the norm, and the Dao: philosophy of sacrifi ce and transcendence of power in ancient China .................................. 645 Jean Levi 
QIN AND HAN (221 BC-220 AD) 
Combining the ghosts and spirits, centering the realm: mortuary ritual and political organization in the ritual compendia of early China 
...................................................................................... 695 Michael Puett 
Classics without canonization, learning and authority in Qin (221-210 BC) and Han (206 BC-AD 220) ................................ 721 Michael Nylan 
State and local cults in Han religion ............................................... 777 Marianne Bujard 
 contents vii Language of Heaven, exegetical skepticism and the re-insertion of 
religious concepts in the Gongyang tradition ............................ 813 Joachim Gentz 
The economics of religion in warring states and early imperial China ................................................................................................ 839 Roel Sterckx 
Taboos: an aspect of belief in the Qin and Han ............................ 881 Liu Tseng-kuei 
Death and the dead: practices and images in the Qin and Han ............................................................................................ 949 Michele Pirazzoli-t'Serstevens 
Eastern Han commemorative stelae: laying the cornerstones of public memory ................................................................................ 1021 Ken Brashier 
Latter Han religious mass movements and the early Daoist church .................................................................................. 1061 Gregoire Espesset 
They shall expel demons: etiology, the medical canon and the transformation of medical techniques before the Tang ........... 1103 Li Jianmin 
List of Authors ..................................................................................... 1151 
Bibliography ......................................................................................... 1157 
Index ..................................................................................................... 000 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

China -- Religion -- History.