Shinto: The Way Home / Edition 1

Shinto: The Way Home / Edition 1

by Thomas P. Kasulis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 082482850X

ISBN-13: 9780824828509

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Kasulis (comparative studies, Ohio State U.) begins by exploring the fundamental concepts of the traditional Japanese religion, and surveying some of the everyday practices and their meaning. Then he traces the history of Shinto from prehistory to the present, particularly explaining how a deep reverence for nature and order can be consistent with nationalism and

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Kasulis (comparative studies, Ohio State U.) begins by exploring the fundamental concepts of the traditional Japanese religion, and surveying some of the everyday practices and their meaning. Then he traces the history of Shinto from prehistory to the present, particularly explaining how a deep reverence for nature and order can be consistent with nationalism and kamikazes. He appends a guide to pronouncing transliterated Japanese. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824828509
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Dimensions of Asian Spirituality Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,030,629
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Editor's Prefaceix
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxix
Introduction1
1Entering Through the Torii9
2Everyday Connectedness38
3Ancient Shinto (Prehistory-794): The Trailblazers71
4From Nara to Norinaga (794-1801): The Pathfinders92
5All Roads Lead to Tokyo (1801-2002): The Highway Engineers119
6The Way Home148
AppendixPronouncing Japanese Names and Terms171
Further Reading173
Index175

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