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Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

Richard M. Jaffe, Jeff Wilson, and Tomoe Moriya (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through D. T. Suzuki's writings and ... More


A Contemporary Buddhist View of Shinto

Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, and Richard M. Jaffe (eds)

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter contains an essay written by D. T. Suzuki in which he criticized Shinto, arguing that “the modern interpretation of Shinto” is different from the premodern religious tradition. Suzuki ... More


Successors: Immortalizing the Ancestors

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at kazoku families in terms of succession: what is involved, who the successors—or descendants—were, how they related to the predecessors, and what contemporary successors did and ... More


Of Knives and Men: Cutting Ceremonies and Cuisine

Eric C. Rath

in Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the same time that chefs in the employ of shoguns, elite warlords, and aristocrats in the fifteenth century were developing the arts of cooking and banqueting, they were also doing other, less ... More


Selections from Japanese Spirituality

Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, and Richard M. Jaffe (eds)

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter contains excerpts from D. T. Suzuki's book Nihon teki reisei (Japanese Spirituality), published in 1944 under strict censorship and reprinted in 1946. Suzuki begins by discussing the ... More


Spiritual Assimilation: Namsan's Shintō Shrines and Their Festival Celebrations

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

A revisionist response to nationalist accounts that project wartime resistance onto early periods, this chapter argues that spiritual assimilation began as a makeshift arrangement in which the ... More


Imperial Subjectification: The Collapsing Spaces of a Wartime City

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 shows how wartime mobilization led to the unprecedented compression and expansion of space. For one, the culture of an increasingly militarized Namsan began to penetrate Korean homes ... More


Robot Visions

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A discussion of fictional and actual robots sets the stage for a working definition of robot and a description of three different types of robots: industrial, humanoid, and android. Following a ... More


Robot Reality Check

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Missing from Innovation 25—and from the Inobe family narrative—is explicit attention to religious and spiritual beliefs and practices. As explained in chapter 1, Shinto metaphysics provides a ... More


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