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Sacred texts and buried treasures : issues in the historical archaeology of ancient Japan

Author: William Wayne Farris
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1998.
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Sacred Texts and Buried Treasures offers substantial new insights into early Japanese history (A.D. 100-800) through an integrated discussion of historical texts and archaeological artifacts. It contends that the rich archaeological discoveries of the past few decades permit scholars to develop far more satisfactory interpretations of ancient Japan than was possible when they were heavily dependent on written  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Farris, William Wayne.
Sacred texts and buried treasures.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607157650
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wayne Farris
ISBN: 0824819667 9780824819668 0824820304 9780824820305
OCLC Number: 37890563
Description: ix, 333 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: William Wayne Farris.

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Offering an insight into early Japanese history (AD 100-800), this text examines: Yamatai, the lost realm of the third-century Queen Himiko; Japan-Korea relations 350-700; the creation of capital  Read more...

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