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Starrs, Roy

Politics and Religion in Modern Japan

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Politics and Religion in Japan
Roy Starrs

2. Ritual, Purity, and Power: Rethinking Shinto in Restoration Japan
Zhong Yijiang

3. The Mikado’s August Body: ‘Divinity’ and ‘Corporeality’ of the Meiji Emperor and the Ideological Construction of Imperial Rule
Kyu Hyun Kim

4. Does Shinto History ‘Begin at Kuroda’? On the Historical Continuities of Political Shinto
Klaus Antoni

5. Sada Kaiseki: An Alternative Discourse on Buddhism, Modernity, and Nationalism in the Early Meiji Period
Rambelli Fabio

6. Carry the Buddha out into the Street! A Sliver of Buddhist Resistance to Japanese Militarism
Brian Daizen Victoria

7. The Atmosphere of Conversion in Interwar Japan
Tansman Alan

8. A Naked Public Square? Religion and Politics in Imperial Japan
Kevin M. Doak

9. ‘The Gakkai is Faith; the Kōmeitō is Action’: Sōka Gakkai and ‘Buddhist Politics’
Baffelli Erica

10. From Mishima to Aum: Religio-political Violence in Late Twentieth-Century Japan
Roy Starrs

11. Voices of Rage: Six Paths to the Problem of Yasukuni
Breen John

12. Afterword: A Comparative Glance at Politics and Religion in Modern Japan
Duara Prasenjit

Keywords: History, Asian History, Political History, History of Philosophy, Modern History, Social History, History of Japan

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
First Edition
Page amount
347 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230336681
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31659-5

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