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Bodies and Benefits: From Six to Thirty-Three Kannon

Sherry D. Fowler

in Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856229
eISBN:
9780824872977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856229.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Painted and printed sets of Thirty-three Kannon transported from China in the fifteenth century inspired the shift to Thirty-three Kannon worship. This new theme in Japan is exemplified by the ... More


Geodesy, Cartography, and Time Measurement

Yulia Frumer

in Making Time: Astronomical Time Measurement in Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226516448
eISBN:
9780226524719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524719.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Focusing on the mapping project undertaken by Inō Tadataka at the beginning of the nineteenth century, Chapter 4 shows how new approaches to thinking about the measurement of time were translated ... More


Counterpoint and Catharsis

Paul Berry

in Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Textual convergence and surreptitious musical borrowing coincide for a second time in Chapter 9, which considers the final measures of Auf dem Kirchhofe, Op. 105 No. 4. Here the poetic speaker’s ... More


From Ienari to Iemochi

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter to Part III provides the historical background to the period 1786–1860. The dominant figure at the outset was Matsudaira Sadanobu, who did what he could to effect serious ... More


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