Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan: A Study of the Southern Kanto Region, Using Late EDO and Early Meiji Gazeteers

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Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan: A Study of the Southern Kanto Region, Using Late EDO and Early Meiji Gazeteers - Hardacre, Helen
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Using local geographies of the Kanto region as a basis for her study, Helen Hardacre presents a statistical portrait of the religious institutions existing in Koza County of Sagami Province and the Western Tama area of Musashi Province in the years from roughly 1830 to 1840. She then interprets this data to provide the social setting for these religious institutions by supplementing the statistical portrait derived from the geographies, first with an examination of the legal framework governing religious institutions during ...

Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan: A Study of the Southern Kanto Region, Using Late EDO and Early Meiji Gazeteers 2002, U of M Center for Japanese Studies, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9781929280131

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