By Mark Teeuwen,John Breen
Mark Teeuwen and John Breen show that the Ise Shrines underwent drastic re-inventions due to on-going contestation among diversified teams of individuals in several ancient sessions. They specialise in the brokers answerable for those re-inventions, the character of the commercial, political and ideological measures they took, and the explicit strategies they deployed to make sure that Ise survived one drawback after one other during its lengthy history.
This e-book questions significant assumptions approximately Ise, particularly the concept that Ise has regularly been outlined by way of its imperial connections, and that it has constantly been a domain of Shinto. Written by means of top experts within the box of Shinto reports, this can be the basic historical past of Japan's most important sacred site.
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