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Politics and Religion in Modern Japan

Red Sun, White Lotus

  • Roy Starrs
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About this book

Introduction

Written by leading scholars in the field, this book provides new insights, based on original research, into the full spectrum of modern Japanese political-religious activity: from the prewar uses of Shinto in shaping the modern imperial nation-state to the postwar 'new religions' that have challenged the power of the political establishment.

Keywords

Buddhism construction corpus discourse Japan Japanese politics religion religions resistance restoration violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Roy Starrs
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OtagoNew Zealand

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