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Published: 12 October 2017

304 Pages | 19 black and white images, maps, and tables


ISBN: 9780198803645

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Guan Yu

The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

  • The first book length study in English of the cult of Lord Guan
  • Explores the power of oral culture in the creation of a cult
  • Avoids reducing the cult to theology or mythology, but addresses the actual way in which people worshipped