Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn

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Author Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
Title Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation
Contents Difficulties -- Strangeness and charm -- The ancient cult -- The religion of the home -- The Japanese family -- The communal cult -- Developments of Shinto -- Worship and purification -- The rule of the dead -- The introduction of Buddhism -- The higher Buddhism -- The social organization -- The rise of the military power -- The religion of loyalty -- The Jesuit peril -- Feudal integration -- The Shinto revival -- Survivals -- Modern restraints -- Official education -- Industrial danger -- Reflections.
Language English
LoC Class DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia
Subject Japan -- Civilization
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EBook-No. 5979
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 29, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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