About - John LAGERWEY

John Lagerwey

Formal member of the Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and did field work on Taoist ritual in Taiwan and in the People's Republic of China. His publications include Wu-shang pi-yao, somme taoïste du Vie siècle (1981), Taoist Ritual in Chinese Society and History (1987), and Le Continent des esprits: la Chine dans le miroir du taoïsme (1991). His present work focuses on the structure and dynamics of traditional Chinese rural society as well as on the question of infra-Han ethnicity in South China.