When tengu talk : Hirata Atsutane's ethnography of the other world (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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When tengu talk : Hirata Atsutane's ethnography of the other world

Author: Wilburn Hansen
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hirata Atsutane has been the subject of numerous studies that focus on his importance to nationalist politics and Japanese intellectual and social history. This book focuses on ""Senkyo ibun""  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hansen, Wilburn.
When tengu talk.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008018603
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilburn Hansen
OCLC Number: 929263647
Description: 1 online resource (268 p.)
Contents: Introduction: A new medium for an old message --
Constructing Japanese identity: Senkyō ibun --
The medium finds a promoter: Torakichi and Atsutane --
Manipulating the medium: separating the sanjin from the tengu --
The critique of China and defense of native culture --
The critique of Buddhism and defense of native religion --
The critique of the west and defense of native knowledge and ability --
Conclusion: The medium is the message.
Responsibility: Wilburn Hansen.


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