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Religious violence in contemporary Japan : the case of Aum Shinrikyô

Author: Ian Reader
Publisher: Richmond : Curzon, 1998.
Series: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series, 82.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation into the workings of the Aum Shinrikyo, an ostensibly Buddhist movement which, under the guidance of its leader Asahara Shoko, increasingly engaged in criminal activities that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Reader
ISBN: 9780700711086 9780700711093 0700711082 0700711090
OCLC Number: 1027309271
Description: 200 pages.
Series Title: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series, 82.
Responsibility: Ian Reader, IanReligi.

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'One of the strengths of this study is the careful analysis of primary sources Reader has provided us with an illuminating account of how and why one Japanese religion turned violent. This is not Read more...

 
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