Of Heretics And Martyrs In Meiji Japan

Author: James Edward Ketelaar
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691221898
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How did Buddhism, so prominent in Japanese life for over a thousand years, become the target of severe persecution in the social and political turmoil of the early Meiji era? How did it survive attacks against it and reconstitute itself as an increasingly articulate and coherent belief system and a bastion of the Japanese national heritage? Here James Ketelaar elucidates not only the development of Buddhism in the late nineteenth century but also the strategies of the Meiji state.
Of Heretics and Martyrs in Meiji Japan
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James Edward Ketelaar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

How did Buddhism, so prominent in Japanese life for over a thousand years, become the target of severe persecution in the social and political turmoil of the early Meiji era? How did it survive attacks against it and reconstitute itself as an increasingly articulate and coherent belief system and a
Of Heretics and Martyrs
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Pages: 652
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