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Author Morrell, Sachiko Kaneko, 1930-

Title Zen sanctuary of purple robes : Japan's Tōkeiji convent since 1285 / Sachiko Kaneko Morrell, Robert E. Morrell.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 246 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-227) and index.
Summary A fascinating look at a Zen convent throughout its history.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 Winds of doctrine : the world of thought and feeling in Late Kamakura Japan -- Ch. 2 Muju Ichien's Mirror for women (Tsuma kagami, 1300), a Buddhist vernacular tract of the Late Kamakura period -- Ch. 3 Abbess Kakusan and the Kamakura Hojo -- Ch. 4 Princess Yodo's purple-clad nuns -- Ch. 5 From sanctuary to divorce temple : Abbess Tenshu and the Later Kitsuregawa administrators -- Ch. 6 Everyday life at Matsugaoka Tokeiji : sacred and secular -- Ch. 7 "divorce temple" in Edo satirical verse.
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Subject Tōkeiji (Kamakura-shi, Japan) -- History.
Tōkeiji (Kamakura-shi, Japan)
Women's shelters -- Japan -- History.
Divorce -- Japan -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Morrell, Robert E.
Other Form: Print version: Morrell, Sachiko Kaneko, 1930- Zen sanctuary of purple robes. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2006 0791468275 0791468283 (DLC) 2005027280 (OCoLC)61684184
ISBN 1429411864 (electronic bk.)
9781429411868 (electronic bk.)
0791468275 (print)
0791468283 (print)
9780791468289 (print)
9780791468272 (print)
Standard No. 9780791468289