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Each of the eight chapters deals with a specific topic, such as Shinto, Buddhism, the new religions, and Christianity; there is an introduction that outlines the subject to be considered followed by a series of readings.
Early Historical Developments - introduction to the teachings of Shinto, Buddhism, and Confucianism
The Early Modern Period - introduction of Christianity, closure of the country, and the fate of the various religious groups
Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Contemporary Religious Practices
Japanese Religions in the New Millennium
Timeline and map
Pronunciation Guide List of Major Holidays and Festivals
Suggestions for Further Reading
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ISBN: 9781873410011 ISBN-10: 1873410018 Series: Japan Library Audience:
Number Of Pages: 187 Published: 17th January 1995 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1