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The northern Vietnamese, who had originally been organized in self-contained
kingdoms without any concept of royal divinity, owing an intermittent
administrative allegiance only to the distant Chinese emperor, found this
ultimately suitable as ...
The "masters of Yin and Yang" (ommyd-ji), a caste of Introduc- diviners learned in
the / Ching, Chinese astrology, and tion of occult sciences who assumed
importance at court in the Taoist Heian period (8th-12th centuries), probably were
Some progress over the ages (for example, in alchemy) can be seen, but the
Taoist contribution to Chinese science might be smaller than it has been
assumed. Taoist influence on literature and art. The Taoist conception of the
craftsman's skill ...
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