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Daoism
(5,410 words)

1. Origin and Definition

Daoism can be said to be China's own authentic religion. In spite of its long history and great influence on all aspects …

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Schipper, Kristofer, “Daoism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 23 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-0339_bec_COM_00031>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018



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