Re Visioning Kamakura Buddhism

The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history. They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation of the complexity and richness of Buddhism during the Kamakura era and of Japanese Buddhism as a whole. Contributors: Richard K. Payne, James C. Dobbins, George S. Tanabe, Mark T. Unno, Jacqueline I. Stone, Robert E. Morrell, James H. Foard

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  • Author : Richard K. Payne
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 9780824820787
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Re-Visioning 'Kamakura' Buddhism

Re-Visioning 'Kamakura' Buddhism
  • Author : Richard K. Payne
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 01 May 1998
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The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history. They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation of the complexity and richness of Buddhism during the Kamakura era and of Japanese Buddhism as a whole. Contributors: Richard K. Payne, James C. Dobbins, George S. Tanabe, Mark T. Unno, Jacqueline I. Stone, Robert E. Morrell, James H. Foard

The Development of Kamakura Rule, 1180-1250

The Development of Kamakura Rule, 1180-1250
  • Author : Jeffrey Mass
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 01 June 1979
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An examination of a formative period in medieval Japanese history, this study analyzes the origins and consequences of the Jokyu War of 1221, a struggle of modest military proportions but of major political and legal importance. In defeating the traditional Court at Kyoto, the warrior government at Kamakura became the dominant national power; it subsequently created a highly efficient administration that gave Japan a century of social and political stability. Crucial to the success of Kamakura rule was the development of

The Kamakura Bakufu

The Kamakura Bakufu
  • Author : Jeffrey Mass
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 01 June 1976
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"The essential guide for anyone undertaking the study of medieval Japan."—From the Foreword by Takeuchi Rizo. This pioneering guide to the content and use of documents in the study of medieval Japan has two parts. Part I consists of translations, arranged by topic with annotation and running commentary, of 177 edicts and land records from the time of Japan's Kamakura shogunate (1180-1333). The documents illustrate the patterns of authority, bureaucracy, and justice that emerged under Japan's first warrior government, with

Kamakura

Kamakura
  • Author : Ive Covaci
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2016
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Catalog of the exhibition at the Asia Society Museum, New York, February 9-May 8, 2016.

Kamakura: Fact & Legend

Kamakura: Fact & Legend
  • Author : Iso Mutsu
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Release : 16 October 2012
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Kamakura: Fact and Legend, has long been the definitive work on Kamakura. This classic book is the lifetime achievement of Countess Iso Mutsu (née Gertrude Ethel Passingham), a talented, inquisitive Englishwoman who against all odds married a Japanese diplomat at the turn of the century, and so came to live most of her life in this beautiful city. Iso Mutsu was one of the first to discover that much of the magic of Kamakura today lies in fascinating historical

Court and Bakufu in Japan

Court and Bakufu in Japan
  • Author : Jeffrey P. Mass
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 22 June 1995
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The Kamakura period, 1180-1333, is known as the era of Japan's first warrior government. As the essays in this book show, however, the period was notable for the coexistence of two centers of authority, the Bakufu military government at Kamakura and the civilian court in Kyoto, with the newer warrior government gradually gaining ascendancy.

Early Kamakura Buddhism

Early Kamakura Buddhism
  • Author : Robert E. Morrell
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 22 June 1987
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Japanese historians have dealt with Kamakura Buddhism in terms of the major sectarian developments of the time, tending to ignore the fact that the ancient sects continued to exist and exert influence on the development of the tradition. Prof. Morrell has provided "a minority report," a study of these smaller but nonetheless important groups within Buddhism during the Kamakura period. This is a much needed addition to the works dealing with the history and religions of Japan. It will be