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- DescriptionIn the reign of Ch'ien-lung emperor, Hungli, mass hysteria broke out. It was feared that sorcerers were roaming the land clipping off the ends of men's queues (braids worn by royal decree) and stealing their souls. Kuhn chronicles this epidemic of fear and the official prosecution of soulstealers.
- Author BiographyPhilip A. Kuhn is Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.
- Author(s)Philip A. Kuhn
- PublisherHarvard University Press
- Date of Publication02/11/1992
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University Press
- Content Note9 halftones, 10 line illustrations, 2 maps
- Weight408 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Trade paperback (US)
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