Published June 27, 2011
Reference - 1608 Pages
ISBN 9780415678155 - CAT# Y120091
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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Taoism provides comprehensive coverage of Taoist religion, thought and history, reflecting the current state of Taoist scholarship. It contains hundreds of entries authored by an international body of experts which cover areas such as schools and traditions, texts, persons and sacred sites. Terms are given in their original characters, transliterated and translated. The encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and indexed, and also includes a chronology and bibliography. It is invaluable for students and scholars in the fields of religious studies, philosophy and religion, and Asian history and culture.
Volume 1: Foreword by T.H. Barrett. Contributors. Introduction. Conventions, Format of Entries, Abbreviations and Symbols. Synoptic Table of Contents. List of Illustrations. List of Tables. Taoism: An Overview. Entries A to L Volume 2: Entries M to Z. Appendix: Reference Works for the Study of Taoism. Bibliographies. Periodization of Chinese History. Pinyin to Wade-Giles Conversion Table. Wade-Giles to Pinyin Conversion Table. Index