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Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire

Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire

Book_Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian EmpireIn Witchcraft and the Rise of the First Confucian Empire, Liang Cai argues that Confucianism did not become the prevailing political ideology of imperial China until a five-year witch hunt reshuffled the central political power of the Western Han dynasty, a claim that upends conventional wisdom on the subject. Her book is published by SUNY Press.

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