For well over a century, Chinese fengshui, or "geomancy,"
has interested Western laymen and scholars. Today, hundreds of
popular manuals claim to use its principles in their advice on how
people can increase their wealth, happiness, longevity, and so on.
This study is quite different, approaching fengshui from an
academic angle. The focus is on its significance in China, but the
recent history of its reinterpretation in the West is also
depicted. The... more...