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Spectacle and sacrifice

Johnson, David G.

Spectacle and sacrifice

the ritual foundations of village life in North China

by Johnson, David G.

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Published by Harvard University Asia Center, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Johnson
SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs -- 315
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1803 .J64 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24520284M
ISBN 109780674033047
LC Control Number2009033043
OCLC/WorldCa261175210

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