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Author Hur, Nam-lin, author.

Title Death and social order in Tokugawa Japan : Buddhism, anti-Christianity, and the danka system / [Nam-lin Hur].

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 550 pages).
Physical Medium monochrome
Description text file
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 282
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 282.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-509) and index.
Contents Introduction: The rise of funerary Buddhism in Tokugawa Japan -- pt. 1. The origin of the danka system. Trade, anti-Christianity, and Buddhism, 1600-1632 -- From suppression to Buddhist inspection, 1633-1651 -- Population surveillance and temple certification, 1651-1709 -- pt. 2. The danka system and funerary Buddhism. The social mode of the danka system -- Buddhist mortuary rituals -- Memorial services for the new spirit -- The annual veneration of ancestral deities -- Funerary Buddhism and Ie Society -- pt. 3. The cultural politics of the danka system. Danna patrons, Buddhist death, and funerary temples -- Danna temples, the state, and anti-Buddhist criticism -- Funeral practice, public authority, and social control -- Filial piety, feudal ethics, and wandering spirits -- pt. 4. Funerary buddhism and Shinto funerals. Shinto funeral movements in the Bakumatsu -- Shinto funerals in early Meiji Japan -- Conclusion.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Buddhist temples -- Japan -- Membership -- History.
Buddhist temples.
Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1600-1868.
Chronological Term 1600-1868
Subject Buddhism.
Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies.
Social aspects.
Religion and state -- Japan.
Religion and state.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Buddhist temples -- Membership.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hur, Nam-lin. Death and social order in Tokugawa Japan. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007 (DLC) 2006025369 (OCoLC)70866941
ISBN 9781684174522 (electronic book)
168417452X (electronic book)
9780674025035 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0674025032 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)