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T THE FIREBIRD ACROSS THE MISTY MOUNTAINS, over deep rolling seas,
there lived a king who had an orchard that was the apple of his eye. For in the
orchard grew a golden apple tree. One night a thief came and stole some apples.
FUNDAMENTALS: RELIGIOUS CUSTOMS, CULTS, INFLUENCES CRUCIAL TO
THE IDENTITY and central control of the state was the Shang concept of a
priestly king. The king's functions were to make divination to the royal ancestors,
THE TEMPTATION OF BUDDHA KINGS AND LEADERS THE CONCEPT OF
THE KING as intermediary between the celestial and terrestrial worlds was
important into the twentieth century. The king, throne, palace and realm were
thought to ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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