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ISBN :9789863503934 / Pages : 516

The Great Chain of Kings: Emperor Worship in Imperial China

Author Yi-Fang Liao

This book contextualizes the “emperor worship” tradition in Imperial China since the late 5th century. Based on solid historical sources and with impressive analysis and vivid historical narrative, Yi-Fang Liao explores what Chinese emperors prayed for during official rituals and investigates how these inheritors strove to create a spatiotemporal connection with royal ancestors.

#Chinese History # Emperor Worship


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