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The Road to Edo (and Back)

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

in Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter contests the popular notion that since alternate attendance continued largely unchanged for more than two centuries, the daimyo's performance of them did likewise. The routes taken by ... More


Final Reflections

Philip C. Brown

in Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833923
eISBN:
9780824871710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833923.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter asserts that the book's analyses demonstrate that one cannot get a sense of transformations in landownership rights across Japan without conducting regional and local studies ... More


Introduction: A pilgrim until I die

Ian Reader and John Shultz

in Pilgrims Until We Die: Unending Pilgrimage in Shikoku

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197573587
eISBN:
9780197573624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573587.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An itinerant Shikoku pilgrim who said that he would continue doing the Shikoku pilgrimage ‘until I die’ and examples of pilgrims who do hundreds of circuits, often by cars adapted so they can sleep ... More


Modern stimulations: Money, health, time, and commemoration

Ian Reader and John Shultz

in Pilgrims Until We Die: Unending Pilgrimage in Shikoku

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197573587
eISBN:
9780197573624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573587.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at how modern developments have made the pilgrimage more accessible and given rise to a new cohort of ‘pensioner pilgrims’ who make numerous circuits, often sleeping in customised ... More


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