The Gates of Power : : Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan / / Mikael S. Adolphson.

The political influence of temples in premodern Japan, most clearly manifested in divine demonstrations-where rowdy monks and shrine servants brought holy symbols to the capital to exert pressure on courtiers-has traditionally been condemned and is poorly understood. In an impressive examination of...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Asian Studies Backlist (2000-2014) eBook Package
Place / Publishing House:Honolulu : : University of Hawaii Press, , [2000]
Year of Publication:2000
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Physical Description:1 online resource (480 p.)
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