The Resource Japan : a documentary history, Volume I, The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period, David J. Lu

Japan : a documentary history, Volume I, The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period, David J. Lu

Label
Japan : a documentary history, Volume I, The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period
Title
Japan
Title remainder
a documentary history
Title number
Volume I
Title part
The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period
Statement of responsibility
David J. Lu
Title variation
Dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An updated edition of David Lu's acclaimed ""Sources of Japanese History"", this two volume book presents in a student-friendly format original Japanese documents from Japan's mythological beginnings through 1995. Covering the full spectrum of political, economic, diplomatic as well as cultural and intellectual history, this classroom resource offers insight not only into the past but also into Japan's contemporary civilisation. This volume covers up to the late 18th century. Three major criteria used in the document selection were that: the selection avoids duplication with other collections
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
952
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS835
LC item number
.J37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lu, David John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
Label
Japan : a documentary history, Volume I, The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period, David J. Lu
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=961422
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An east gate book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Note on Japanese and Chinese Names and Terms; I. Dawn of Japanese History; Power contest between Sun Goddess and Susano-o; Coming of age in ancient Japan; Emperor Jimmu's conquest of the East; Japan in the Wei dynastic history; The legend of Prince Yamototakeru; Early Shintō rituals from the Engishiki; II. The Impact of Chinese Civilization; The regency of Prince Shōtolru; The Taika reforms; Law and administration under the Taihō-Yōrō code; History as a means of solidifying the imperial power
  • Songs of myriad leavesBuddhism as protector of the nation; III. The Early Heian Period; The lotus of the wonderful law; Kūkai's view of the superiority of Buddhism; Ennin's search for the law; Confucian view of Buddhism; Fixation with China; Life of the nobility; Tales of the common man; IV. Rise of Feudal Institutions; Public vs. private ownership of land; Growth of shōen; Organization of shōen; Rise of the warrior class; Rule by the Kamakura Shogunate; V. Kamakura Buddhism; Salvation through nembutsu; Hōnen and the founding of the Jōdo sect; Shinran and dependence on Amida's pure grace
  • Dōgen and the meaning of ZenLotus, Buddha, and nationalism; VI. The Development of Feudal Institutions through the Muromachi Period; Jitō's encroachment upon shōen; Tokusei-forgiving of debts; Criticism of Kemmu Restoration; Ashikaga Takauji's rise to Power; Shugo as domanial lords; Agricultural development and village community; Rise of a money economy; Development of ichi and za; The Sōryō system and primogeniture; VII. From Civil Wars to Unification; Denial of traditional authority; Sengoku daimyō as domanial lords; Oda Nobunaga's road toward unification; Unification by Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  • Japan's Christian centuryVIII. Tokugawa: Era of Peace; Control of vassals; Methods of rural control; Control of the urban areas; Control of Buddhist temples; Closing of the country; Growth of commerce; Managing the economy; Commerce as a calling; IX. Intellectual Currents in Tokugawa Japan; Variety of Tokugawa Confucianism; Confucianism and political action; Confucian justice; Education of the young; Death and a samurai; Knowledge of the West; National learning and Shintō revival; Appendices; Appendix (1) Weights and Measures-Metric and U.S. Equivalents
  • Appendix (2) Glossary of Japanese TermsAppendix (3) Chronology of Japanese History; Appendix (4) Administrative Map of Japan; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317467120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904546969
  • (OCoLC)ocn904546969
Label
Japan : a documentary history, Volume I, The dawn of history to the late Tokugawa period, David J. Lu
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=961422
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An east gate book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Note on Japanese and Chinese Names and Terms; I. Dawn of Japanese History; Power contest between Sun Goddess and Susano-o; Coming of age in ancient Japan; Emperor Jimmu's conquest of the East; Japan in the Wei dynastic history; The legend of Prince Yamototakeru; Early Shintō rituals from the Engishiki; II. The Impact of Chinese Civilization; The regency of Prince Shōtolru; The Taika reforms; Law and administration under the Taihō-Yōrō code; History as a means of solidifying the imperial power
  • Songs of myriad leavesBuddhism as protector of the nation; III. The Early Heian Period; The lotus of the wonderful law; Kūkai's view of the superiority of Buddhism; Ennin's search for the law; Confucian view of Buddhism; Fixation with China; Life of the nobility; Tales of the common man; IV. Rise of Feudal Institutions; Public vs. private ownership of land; Growth of shōen; Organization of shōen; Rise of the warrior class; Rule by the Kamakura Shogunate; V. Kamakura Buddhism; Salvation through nembutsu; Hōnen and the founding of the Jōdo sect; Shinran and dependence on Amida's pure grace
  • Dōgen and the meaning of ZenLotus, Buddha, and nationalism; VI. The Development of Feudal Institutions through the Muromachi Period; Jitō's encroachment upon shōen; Tokusei-forgiving of debts; Criticism of Kemmu Restoration; Ashikaga Takauji's rise to Power; Shugo as domanial lords; Agricultural development and village community; Rise of a money economy; Development of ichi and za; The Sōryō system and primogeniture; VII. From Civil Wars to Unification; Denial of traditional authority; Sengoku daimyō as domanial lords; Oda Nobunaga's road toward unification; Unification by Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  • Japan's Christian centuryVIII. Tokugawa: Era of Peace; Control of vassals; Methods of rural control; Control of the urban areas; Control of Buddhist temples; Closing of the country; Growth of commerce; Managing the economy; Commerce as a calling; IX. Intellectual Currents in Tokugawa Japan; Variety of Tokugawa Confucianism; Confucianism and political action; Confucian justice; Education of the young; Death and a samurai; Knowledge of the West; National learning and Shintō revival; Appendices; Appendix (1) Weights and Measures-Metric and U.S. Equivalents
  • Appendix (2) Glossary of Japanese TermsAppendix (3) Chronology of Japanese History; Appendix (4) Administrative Map of Japan; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317467120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904546969
  • (OCoLC)ocn904546969

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