Discussion on Agricultural Religion in the Pre-Qin Period of China

Since ancient times, agricultural religion has been infiltrated into all aspects of economic, political and social life in China. Using rich historical data such as archeology, anthropology and ethnology, this paper discussed the historical process of agricultural religion in the pre-Qin period from animal worship to agricultural worship. It also discussed the agricultural objects, land, celestial nature, and labor ghosts. Finally, it revealed the inevitable trend of combination of social sacrificing activities.


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Issue Date:
Mar 20 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/257800
ISSN:
1943-9903
Language:
English
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, 09, 03
Page range:
112-114




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