|Title:||Shan Hai Jing. 1. Classics of Mountains|
|Publisher:||Eric Serejski (Ed.)|
|Number of pages:||260|
This work consists of Volume One of the Shan Hai Jing. Also called the Classic of the Five Treasures, or Classic of the Mountains, it contains a considerable amount of ethnographic data describing the social customs and rituals of the early Eastern Zhou Dynasty and in particular those traditions of the state of Chu. It refers to no less than 61 deities, 88 diseases, 307 animals and animal hybrids, 183 plants and plants hybrids, 82 minerals, and 846 geographical structures.