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Evolution and Restoration of Female Sports Religious Beliefs and Customs in Jiangyong Nvshu (Female Script) Cultures

OUYANG Jinhua   

  1.  (College of Physical Education, Hunan University of Science and Engineering, Yongzhou 425199,  Hunan China)
  • Online:2019-09-25 Published:2019-11-12


The formation, evolution, and decline of female sports religious belief and customs embodied in Jiangyong Nvshu (female script) are textually researched from the historical, ethnographical, and linguistic perspective. Hereby, views on its restoration, protection, and inheritance are put forward. It is stated that female sports religion has originated from the festival customs, and the evolution of female sports religious belief and customs have proceeded from generation and prosperityto destruction and-disappearance. The key reasons for its decline include postmodern "center-periphery" female identity transformation, religious anomie, and commercial exhibition and performace.

Key words: Jiangyong Nvshu (female script), sports religion, cultural symbols

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