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THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF DEATH IN MEDIEVAL JAPAN

Karen M. Gerhart
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Gerhart reveals how rituals and ritual objects helped to comfort the living and improve the deceased's situation in the afterlife as well as to guide and cement societal norms of class and gender. Her atypical approach to ritual studies, material culture, and art history changes our perception of the religious culture of premodern Japan. Illustrated, some in color.

Format: Hardbound Pages: 260 Publisher: UHiP

ISBN: 9780824832612 Item #: 5864518

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