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Superstitious regimes

Rebecca Nedostup

Superstitious regimes

religion and the politics of Chinese modernity

by Rebecca Nedostup

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

    Subjects:
  • Religion and politics -- China -- History -- 20th century,
  • Church and state -- China -- History -- 20th century,
  • Secularism -- China -- History -- 20th century,
  • China -- History -- 1928-1937,
  • China -- Politics and government -- 1928-1937

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRebecca Nedostup.
    SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs -- 322
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS777.48 .N43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736172M
    ISBN 109780674035997
    LC Control Number2009038806
    OCLC/WorldCa435732308

    Overview. Rebecca Nedostup 張倩雯 works at the intersection of politics, culture and society in twentieth century China and Taiwan. She is the author of Superstitious Regimes: Religion and the Politics of Chinese Modernity (Harvard Asia Center ), and is currently writing Living and Dying in the Long War: China and Taiwan's Displacements, Superstitious Regimes is an interdisciplinary work that sheds new light on the interaction between the state-body and the religion-body in early twentieth-century China, with a focus on the Nanjing Decade (). Nedostup develops her analysis from both a diachronic and synchronic perspective. The author underlines shifts and continuities between a few historical periods: Sun Yat-sen’s.

      SUPERSTITIOUS REGIMES: RELIGION AND THE POLITICS OF CHINESE MODERNITY. By Rebecca Nedostup. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Asia Center, distributed by Harvard University Press, Pp. xiv + Hardcover, $ Nedostup's timely book illustrates the intimate connections between the governance of religion and the religion of . Superstitious was okay it wasn't bad (and it fills the void time of my pretentious sociology class:P), but I didn't really like it very much. I think R.L. Stine does better at writing middle-grade novels like the Goosebumps series than he does trying to write horror for adults, although to be fair, Superstitious does have its good moments from time to time/5().

    superstition, an irrational belief or practice resulting from ignorance or fear of the unknown. The validity of superstitions is based on belief in the power of magic and witchcraft and in such invisible forces as spirits and demons. Superstitious is a horror novel by author R.L. was the first adult novel by Stine, most famous for writing children's fiction such as the Goosebumps series. This book deals with Sara Morgan, who falls in love with Liam O’Connor.


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Superstitious regimes: religion and the politics of Chinese modernity Nedostup, Rebecca This title explores the recategorisation of religious practices and people and examines how state power affected the religious lives and physical order of local communities in China.

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Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center, xiv, pp. $ (cloth). By Stefania Travagnin. The claims of secular nationalism and mobilizational politics prompted the Nationalists to conceive of the world of religious association as a dangerous realm of "superstition" that would destroy the nation.

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The current feature at the Page 99 Test: Superstitious Regimes: Religion and the Politics of Chinese Modernity by Rebecca Nedostup. About the book, from the publisher: We live in a world shaped by secularism—the separation of numinous power from political authority and religion from the political, social, and economic realms of public life.

In Superstitious Regimes, Rebecca Nedostup sketches the history of secularism during the Nanjing decade of the Republic of China, from to In the opening of the book, she evokes how miraculous signs, reported by the press following the victory of the Northern expedition in —a chicken laying an egg with a twelve-pointed KMT.

This is the first “superstitious regime” of the book’s title. It also convinced them that national feeling and faith in the party-state would replace those ties—the second “superstitious regime.” Available PDF downloads for this publication. Table of Contents. List of Tables, Maps, and Figures.

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In a precursor to the Cultural Revolution, KMT activists went around the. THE MOST DANGEROUS SUPERSTITION Larken RoseLarken Rose Preparing the Reader What you read in this book will, in all likelihood, go directly against what you have been taught by your parents and your teachers, what you have been told by the churches, the media and the government, and much of what you, your family and your friends have.

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