Constructing the Dharma King: The Hōryūji Shaka Triad and the Birth of the Prince Shōtoku Cult

Akiko Walley, University of Oregon

Status: 
€103,00
$128.00
ISBN13: 
9789004292451
Publication Date: 
October 2015
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 300 pp., 100 color ills.
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ISSN: 
2210-2868
Volume: 
15

Caroline Hirasawa (Sophia University, Tokyo)

Hell-bent for Heaven in Tateyama mandara treats the history, religious practice, and visual culture that developed around the mountain Tateyama in Toyama prefecture....
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203358
Publication date: 
December 2012
€105,00
$130.00

Asato Ikeda, University of British Columbia, Aya Louisa McDonald, University of Nevada and Ming Tiampo, Carleton University

Art and War in Japan and its Empire: 1931-1960 features twenty essays that critically study artistic response to the Fifteen-Year War (1931-1945) in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria, and China in the wartime and postwar period.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229006
Publication date: 
November 2012
€147,00
$182.00

William S. Rodner

The Japanese artist Yoshio Markino enjoyed a successful career in early twentieth century London as an artist and author. This book examines his uniquely Asian perspective on British society and culture at a time when Japan eagerly sought engagement with the West.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004220393
E-ISBN: 
9789004249462
Publication date: 
December 2011
€108,00
$131.00

Yui Suzuki

Through analysis of sculptural representations of the Medicine Buddha (J: Yakushi Nyorai), this book offers a fresh perspective on the seminal role played by Saichō and the Tendai school in disseminating this devotional cult throughout Japan during the Heian period.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004196018
E-ISBN: 
9789004229174
Publication date: 
December 2011
€104,00
$124.00

Elizabeth Lillehoj

Magnificent art and architecture created for the emperor with the financial support of powerful warlords at the beginning of Japan’s early modern era (1580s-1680s) testify to the continued cultural and ideological significance of the imperial family. Works created in this context are discussed in...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206120
E-ISBN: 
9789004211261
Publication date: 
September 2011
€111,00
$135.00

John M. Rosenfield

This volume, the first in Brill’s Japanese Visual Culture series, vividly describes the efforts of the Japanese monk Shunjōbō Chōgen (1121–1206) to restore major buildings and works of art lost in a brutal civil conflict in 1180. Through meticulous study of dedicatory material, Rosenfield is able...
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004243255
Publication date: 
October 2012
€67,00
$84.00

John M. Rosenfield

This volume, the first in Brill’s Japanese Visual Culture series, vividly describes the efforts of the Japanese monk Shunjōbō Chōgen (1121–1206) to restore major buildings and works of art lost in a brutal civil conflict in 1180. Through meticulous study of dedicatory material, Rosenfield is able...
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168640
Publication date: 
November 2010
€111,00
$135.00

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