By Mark Teeuwen,John Breen
Mark Teeuwen and John Breen display that the Ise Shrines underwent drastic re-inventions because of on-going contestation among various teams of individuals in numerous ancient classes. They specialise in the brokers answerable for those re-inventions, the character of the industrial, political and ideological measures they took, and the categorical concepts they deployed to make sure that Ise survived one difficulty after one other during its lengthy history.
This ebook questions significant assumptions approximately Ise, particularly the concept that Ise has consistently been outlined by means of its imperial connections, and that it has continuously been a domain of Shinto. Written by way of prime specialists within the box of Shinto experiences, this can be the basic historical past of Japan's most vital sacred site.
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