By Mark Teeuwen,John Breen
Mark Teeuwen and John Breen exhibit that the Ise Shrines underwent drastic re-inventions because of on-going contestation among assorted teams of individuals in several historic sessions. They concentrate on the brokers answerable for those re-inventions, the character of the commercial, political and ideological measures they took, and the explicit recommendations they deployed to make sure that Ise survived one quandary after one other during its lengthy history.
This ebook questions significant assumptions approximately Ise, significantly the concept that Ise has regularly been outlined by way of its imperial connections, and that it has consistently been a domain of Shinto. Written by means of top specialists within the box of Shinto reports, this is often the basic heritage of Japan's most important sacred site.
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A Social History of the Ise Shrines: Divine Capital (Bloomsbury Shinto Studies) by Mark Teeuwen,John Breen