Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods: The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in Japan, 1573-1912

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When people create new societies, economies, and nations both now and in the past they create gods, rituals, and miracles to support them. Even what seem to be some of the most timeless and sacred sites in the world have been shaped, reshaped, and reinterpreted by countless people to produce oases of peace and nature today. Using miracle tales, votive plaques, diaries, and newspapers, Sarah Thal traces such changes at one of the most popular Japanese pilgrimage sites of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: the shrine of ...

Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods: The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in Japan, 1573-1912 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226794211

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Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods: The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in Japan, 1573-1912 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226794204

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