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Assembling Shinto

Buddhist Approaches to Kami Worship in Medieval Japan

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674970571

Publication Date: 04/10/2017


420 pages

6 x 9 inches

9 color illustrations, 1 halftone, 14 line illustrations, 3 maps

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  • List of Maps, Plates, and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Note to the Reader
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. Mt. Miwa and the Yamato Landscape
    • 1. The Ancient Cultic Site
    • 2. Temple Networks in Southern Yamato
  • II. Holy Men and Buddhist Monks at Miwa
    • 3. Miwa Bessho
    • 4. Saidaiji
    • 5. From Ise to Miwa and Beyond
  • III. Assembling Shinto
    • 6. Enlightenment for the “Country Bumpkins”
    • 7. Miwa-ryū Shintō
  • Conclusion
  • Chinese and Japanese Names and Terms
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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