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  • Shintoby Mark Teeuwen

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 18.75

    In het Japanse landschap zijn shintoheiligdommen en -heiligdommetjes even onontkoombaar als kersenbloesem en karaokebars. Men vindt ze op verlaten bergtoppen en op de daken van kantoorgebouwen, tussen landelijke rijstvelden en in drukke winkelstraten. Dat shinto een centraal element is van de Japanse identiteit staat buiten kijf. Over de aard van shinto... more...

  • Buddhas and Kami in Japanby Fabio Rambelli; Mark Teeuwen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to the combinatory tradition that dominated premodern and early modern Japanese religion, known as honji suijaku ( originals and their traces ). more...

  • A New History of Shintoby John Breen; Mark Teeuwen

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2010; US$ 89.95

    This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the present day offers an illuminating introduction to the myths, sites and rituals of kami worship, and their role in Shinto’s enduring religious identity. Offers a unique new approach to Shinto history that combines critical analysis with original... more...

  • A New History of Shintoby John Breen; Mark Teeuwen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 35.95

    This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the present day offers an illuminating introduction to the myths, sites and rituals of kami worship, and their role in Shinto’s enduring religious identity. Offers a unique new approach to Shinto history that combines critical analysis with original... more...

  • The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religionby Bernhard Scheid; Mark Teeuwen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This fascinating collection traces the secret characteristics and practices in Japanese religion and analyzes the decline of religious esotericism in Japan. The contributors examine the impact of Esoteric Buddhism on Japanese culture, exploring its centrality to Japan?s ?culture of secrecy?. more...

  • Shinto in Historyby John Breen; Mark Teeuwen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    The only book to date offering a critical overview of Shinto from early times to the modern era, and evaluating Shinto's place in Japanese religious culture. Key topics include Shinto and Daoism in early Japan, Shinto and the natural environment, Shinto and state ritual in early Japan, Shinto and Buddhism in medieval Japan, and Shinto and the state... more...

  • Lust, Commerce, and Corruptionby Mark Teeuwen; Kate Wildman Nakai; Fumiko Miyazaki; Anne Walthall; John Breen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    By 1816, Japan had recovered from famines and political reforms and seemed to be approaching a new period of growth. No one questioned the shogunate, yet, in this same year, an anonymous author wrote one of the most detailed critiques of Edo society Japan had ever seen. Writing as Buyo Inshi, ďa retired gentleman of Edo,? this experienced observer... more...

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