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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion : the creation of the soul of Japan

Author: Donald Keene
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Series: Asia perspectives.
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"Yoshimasa may have been the worst shogun ever to rule Japan. He was a failure as a soldier, incompetent at dealing with state business, and dominated by his wife. But his influence on the cultural life of Japan was unparalleled. According to Donald Keene, Yoshimasa was the only shogun to leave a lasting heritage for the entire Japanese people."
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Yoshimasa Ashikaga; Ashikaga, Yoshimasa <1436-1490> - Critique et interprétation.; Yoshimasa Ashikaga; Yoshimasa Ashikaga; Yoshimasa Ashikaga; Yoshimasa Ashikaga
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Keene
ISBN: 0231130562 9780231130561 0231130570 9780231130578
OCLC Number: 52268947
Description: x, 208 pages, [4] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Shoguns of the Ashikaga Family xi --
Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion 15.
Series Title: Asia perspectives.
Responsibility: Donald Keene.

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Yoshimasa may have been the worst shogun ever to rule Japan. But his influence on the cultural life of Japan was unparalleled. Yoshimasa is remembered primarily as the builder of the Temple of the  Read more...

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Keene's multifarious learning and engaging manner illuminate the improbable story of the fastidious aesthete whose taste has been so important in forming the look of the modern world. The New Yorker Read more...

 
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