Daoism and Chinese Culture

This textbook introduces the major schools, teachings, and practices of Daoism in a chronological survey. It offers an integrated vision of the Daoist tradition in its historical and cultural context, establishing connections with Confucianism, Chinese Buddhism, popular religion, and political developments. It also places Daoism into a larger theoretical and comparative framework. The book makes ample use of original materials and provides references to further readings and original sources in translation. It is a powerful resource for teaching and studying alike.

Contents and Introduction

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