Millenarianism the belief in the coming of an ideal society provided nineteenth century vietnamese peasants with a total holistic solution to the hardships of their frontier environment it gave religious meaning to their sufferings and promised them salvation and rebirth in a world made perfect through cataclysmic change transcending the conventional tendency to view millenarian movements merely as forms of protest the author weaves together the temporal spatial and mythic patterns . Millenarianism and peasant politics in vietnam harvard east asian series tai hue tam ho isbn 9780674575554 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. Hue tam ho tai traces the impact of millenarianism on vietnamese society as its believers strove for salvation through both piety and violence she shows how the dream of a perfect world helped the twentieth century hoa hao sect build a huge peasant following and how its apocalyptic vision of change eventually drove the sect into conflict with communist revolutionaries. Prices in us apply to orders placed in the americas only prices in gbp apply to orders placed in great britain only prices in eur represent the retail prices valid in germany unless otherwise indicated. Millenarianism and peasant politics in vietnam harvard east asian series tai hue tam ho 9780674575554 amazoncom books 10 used from 4310
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