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In the Realm of a Dying Emperor

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Examines Japan's uneasy relationship to its past, the tortuous relations between religion and state, and the role of dissent in a society where freedom has become banal and elusive

About the Author

Norma Field is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, and author of "In the Realm of a Dying Emperor: A Portrait of Japan at Century's End" (1991) and "The Splendor of Longing in "The Tale of Genji"" (1987).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307761002
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
History : Asia - General
Author:
Field, Norma
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Publication Date:
19930309
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
280

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History and Social Science » World History » Asia » General
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