The Temples of Anking and their Cults. A Study of Modern Chinese Religion. JOHN KNIGHT SHRYOCK.
The Temples of Anking and their Cults. A Study of Modern Chinese Religion.
The Temples of Anking and their Cults. A Study of Modern Chinese Religion.
The Temples of Anking and their Cults. A Study of Modern Chinese Religion.

The Temples of Anking and their Cults. A Study of Modern Chinese Religion.

Paris. Privately Published. 1931. 1st Edition. Stock ID #168031

22 black and white plates, many containing more than one image. Original wrappers bound into black covered linen covers with printed title labels on the front board and spine, 206pp, appendices, index, errata and bibliography. Rough cut edges, paper faintly browned but a very good copy.

"A thesis in the History of religions presented to the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in partial fulfillment (sic) of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy." An analysis of the various temples in Anking, Anhui province, along the Yangtze river, and the role of religion in contemporary Chinese culture. Contents: Introduction; The Temples of Anking; Ancestral Temples; Temples to Great Men; The State Temples; Buddhist Temples; Taoist Temples; Individual Cults.

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