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 : Burritt Sabin
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing Singapore
  • Release : 30 August 2021
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Kamakura rose as the first samurai capital in the 12th century. Shogun Yoritomo chose for the seat of his military government a natural fortress far from the intrigues of the court in Kyoto. He summoned from the capital carpenters to build grand temples and sculptors to carve images for their halls. His successors, the Hj, built the great Zen monasteries Kench-ji and Engaku-ji. Religious figures including Nichiren, Ippen, and Ninsh established temples of their respective Buddhist sects in the new

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

Early Kamakura Buddhism

Early Kamakura Buddhism
  • Author : Robert E. Morrell
  • Publisher : Jain Publishing Company
  • Release : 01 April 2002
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This study of the smaller, ancient sects within Buddhism during the Kamakura period is a much needed addition to the works dealing with the history and religions of Japan.