SHINTO

SHINTO

A HISTORY

HELEN HARDACRE

23,90 €
IVA incluido

Las valoraciones ofrecidas en Libroslowcost son el resultado de encuestas realizadas directamente por Google tras un pedido recibido.

Editorial:
OXFORD
Año de edición:
2017
Materia
Inglés
ISBN:
978-0-19-062171-1
Páginas:
698
Comprando en Libros Low Cost fomentas la economía circular que apuesta por el uso en lugar del consumo. Este modelo prima el beneficio social y medioambiental, interrelacionándose de manera muy estrecha con la sostenibilidad.
23,90 €
IVA incluido

Las valoraciones ofrecidas en Libroslowcost son el resultado de encuestas realizadas directamente por Google tras un pedido recibido.

Distinguished scholar of Japanese religions and culture Helen Hardacre offers the first comprehensive history of Shinto, the ancient and vibrant tradition whose colorful rituals are still practiced today. Under the ideal of Shinto, a divinely descended emperor governs through rituals offered to deities called Kami. These rituals are practiced in innumerable shrines across the realm, so that local rites mirror the monarch's ceremonies. Through this theatre of state, it is thought, the human, natural, and supernatural worlds will align in harmony and prosper. Often called "the indigenous religion of Japan," Shinto's institutions, rituals, and symbols are omnipresent throughout the island nation. But, perhaps surprisingly, both its religiosity and its Japanese origins have been questioned. Hardacre investigates the claims about Shinto as the embodiment of indigenous tradition, and about its rightful place in the public realm. Shinto has often been represented in the West as the engine that drove Japanese military aggression. To this day, it is considered provocative for members of the government to visit the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which honors the Japanese war dead, and this features as a source of strain in Japan's relations with China and Korea. The Yasukuni Shrine is a debated issue in Japanese national politics and foreign relations and reliably attracts intensive media coverage. Hardacre contends, controversially, that it was the Allied Occupation that created this stereotype of Shinto as the religion of war, when in fact virtually all branches of Japanese religions were cheerleaders for the war and imperialism. The history and nature of Shinto are subjects of vital importance for understanding contemporary Japan, its politics, its international relations, and its society. Hardacre's magisterial work will stand as the definitive reference for years to come.

Artículos relacionados

  • THE GOODBYE CAT (TEXTO EN INGLÉS/TAPA DURA)
    2ª mano
    THE GOODBYE CAT (TEXTO EN INGLÉS/TAPA DURA)
    HIRO ARIKAWA
    In the much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling and beloved The Travelling Cat Chronicles, seven cats weave their way through their owners’ lives, climbing, comforting, nestling, and sometimes just tripping everyone up in this uplifting collection of tales by international bestselling author Hiro Arikawa.Against the backdrop of changing seasons in Japan, we meet Spin, a k...

    12,90 €

  • URBAN SPACE IN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY COLLECTIVE PERCEPTION AND TERRITORIALITY
    2ª mano
    URBAN SPACE IN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY COLLECTIVE PERCEPTION AND TERRITORIALITY
    MARIACHIARA ANGELUCCI (ED.)
    This volume develops the theme of urban space and its interrelation with human activity. The representation of space, which human action has profoundly changed over the ages, its perception and the organisation of the territory with its political and economic implications are at the core of the contributions by the authors, who deal with the subject of the city from multiple po...

    8,99 €

  • AFTER SAPPHO (TEXTO EN INGLÉS)
    2ª mano
    AFTER SAPPHO (TEXTO EN INGLÉS)
    SELBY WYNN SCHWARTZ
    "It's 1895. Amid laundry and bruises, Rina Pierangeli Faccio gives birth to the child of the man who raped her – and who she has also been forced to marry. Unbroken, she determines to change her name; and her life, alongside it. 1902. Romaine Brooks sails for Capri. She has barely enough money for the ferry, nothing for lunch; her paintbrushes are bald and clotted... But she i...

    7,90 €

  • THE CABINET OF DR. LENG (TAPA DURA)
    2ª mano
    THE CABINET OF DR. LENG (TAPA DURA)
    DOUGLAS PRESTON / LINCOLN CHILD
    How can you stop a serial killer who has been dead for a hundred years? The nail-biting new thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Agent Pendergast series.FBI Special Agent A. X. L. Pendergast always wants to protect his protegee Constance Greene from harm. But, against all odds, Constance has found a way to travel back in time. Heading to New York City in the late 1800s...

    10,90 €

  • I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS FOR YOU (TEXTO EN INGLÉS/TAPA DURA)
    2ª mano
    I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS FOR YOU (TEXTO EN INGLÉS/TAPA DURA)
    REBECCA MAKKAI
    **A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK FOR OPRAH DAILY, TIME, NPR, USA TODAY, BUSTLE, STAR TRIBUNE, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING AND MORE** 'Whip-smart and uncompromising' NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 'Quietly riveting' IRISH TIMES 'It's the perfect crime' NEW YORKER 'Impressive and complex' GUARDIAN 'Addictive' OPRAH DAILY The riveting new novel from the author of The Great Believers, finalist for ...

    11,90 €

  • THE SUNNY NIHILIST (INGLÉS)
    2ª mano
    THE SUNNY NIHILIST (INGLÉS)
    WENDY SYFRET
    "Nihilism is making a comeback, and for younger generations the idea that existence is meaningless is cause for celebration, not despair. Written directly for burnt-out Millennials disillusioned with the search for meaning through career success, a beautiful life and a beautiful Instagram account, The Sunny Nihilist explains why achievement has not made us happy. Looking anew a...

    4,50 €