The Resource Alchemists, mediums, and magicians : stories of Taoist mystics, translated and edited by Thomas Cleary

Alchemists, mediums, and magicians : stories of Taoist mystics, translated and edited by Thomas Cleary

Label
Alchemists, mediums, and magicians : stories of Taoist mystics
Title
Alchemists, mediums, and magicians
Title remainder
stories of Taoist mystics
Statement of responsibility
translated and edited by Thomas Cleary
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"Here is an introduction to the magical and mystical realm of Taoism through biographical and historical sketches of Taoist adepts over two thousand years. This panoramic view of the many faces of Taoism and its intimate connection with Chinese culture and society includes intriguing accounts of the Taoist secret societies that carried out mystical exercises using powerful consciousness-altering techniques including sensory deprivation, incantation, visualization, and concentration." "This collection of sketches, compiled by Zhang Tianyu, a Taoist priest of the fourteenth century, and translated by renowned translator Thomas Cleary, portrays more than one hundred remarkable individuals from the eleventh century B.C.E. to the thirteenth century C.E. It introduces us to a broad range of personalities including philosophers and scholars, mediums and magicians, alchemists and physicians, seers and soothsayers, and artists and poets, among many others."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 299.5/14092251
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1910
LC item number
.A53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Alchemists, mediums, and magicians : stories of Taoist mystics, translated and edited by Thomas Cleary
Label
Alchemists, mediums, and magicians : stories of Taoist mystics, translated and edited by Thomas Cleary
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0824/2008032446.html
Publication
Note
Translated from the Chinese
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-194)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Zhou Dynasty (1122-221 B.C.E.) -- Qin Dynasty (246-206 B.C.E.) -- Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.-8 C.E.) -- Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) -- The era of the Three Kingdoms (221-265) -- Jin Dynasty (265-420) -- Southern dynasties (420-588) -- Sui Dynasty (589-618) and Tang Dynasty (618-906) -- Five dynasties (907-960) -- Song Dynasty (960-1278)
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ocn226357660
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 194 pages
Isbn
9781590306598
Lccn
2008032446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)226357660

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