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BL2211.S73S29 2004
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TITLE: Practical pursuits : religion, politics, and personal cultivation in nineteenth-century Japan / Janine Tasca Sawada.
AUTHOR: Sawada, Janine Anderson, 1953-
PUBLISHED: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2004.
DESCRIPTION: xi, 387 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-368) and index.
NOTES: The fertility of dead words -- Divination as cultivation -- Breathing as purification -- The parameters of learning -- Practical learning in the meditation hall -- Koji Zen -- Shifting boundaries in the sangha -- The great synthesis -- Enlightened conservatives -- The enemy within.
SUBJECT: Religion and politics--Japan--History--19th century.

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