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The material culture of death in medieval Japan /

This study is the first in the English language to explore the ways medieval Japanese sought to overcome their sense of powerlessness over death. By attending to both religious practice and ritual objects used in funerals in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, it seeks to provide a new understan...

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Main Author: Gerhart, Karen M., 1949-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2009.
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Online Access:Online version
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