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The Cambridge history of Japan. Vol. 2, Heian Japan

Author: Donald H Shively; William H McCullough
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume covers the Heian period, the golden age of the Japanese imperial court. It emphasizes political history, the land system, provincial administration, the capital and its society, the acceptance of Buddhism and religious practices.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald H Shively; William H McCullough
ISBN: 9780511467882 0511467885
OCLC Number: 457145736
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009).
Description: xxiii, 739 pages : digital, PDF file
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Introduction / Donald H. Shively and William H. McCullough --
The Heian court, 794-1070 / William H. McCullough --
The capital and its society / William H. McCullough --
Land and society / Dana Morris --
Provincial administration and land tenure in early Heian / Cornelius J. Kiley --
Chinese learning and intellectual life / Marian Ury --
Aristocratic culture / Helen Craig McCullough --
Aristocratic Buddhism / Stanley Weinstein --
Religious practices / Allan G. Grapard --
Insei / G. Cameron Hurst --
The rise of the warriors / Takeuchi Rizō
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: Heian Japan
History of Japan
Responsibility: edited by Donald H. Shively and William H. McCullough.

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This volume covers the Heian period, the golden age of the Japanese imperial court. It emphasizes political history, the land system, provincial administration, the capital and its society, the acceptance of Buddhism and religious practices.

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