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Competing Masculinities in Meiji Japan

Jason G. Karlin

in Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838263
eISBN:
9780824871451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838263.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores two opposing expressions of masculinity in Meiji Japan and their implications for modernity: a “feminized” masculinity centered on the image of the Japanese gentleman, and a ... More


The Ritual Interplay of Fire and Water in Hindu and Buddhist Tantras

Holly Grether (ed.)

in Homa Variations: The Study of Ritual Change across the Longue Durée

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199351572
eISBN:
9780199351602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351572.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the symbolic relations between fire and water in ritual performances of both Hindu and Buddhist tantric traditions. In one form or another, water appears both before and after ... More


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